Judeo-Christian-Islamic
Abrahamic religions (also Semitic religions) are monotheistic faiths of West Asian origin, emphasizing and tracing their common origin to Abraham or recognizing a spiritual tradition identified with h...
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Professor Discovers First Draft of King James Bible
Professor Jeffrey Miller joins Lunch Break With Tanya Rivero and discusses his recent discovery of the first known draft of the King James Bible.
The Bible's Buried Secrets
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Zarathushtra-The Revolutionary Iranian Prophet And First Philosopher In History
There was a time when the philosophy of oneness, one entity and one universal power emerged out of the polytheistic teachings.
Smithsonian Museum: Jefferson's handmade bible
Thomas Jefferson was a great fan of Jesus and called him “the greatest of all the Reformers," a font of "eloquence and fine imagination," and the author of "a system of the most sublime morality which...
Archaeologists Find The Gate To Goliath's Hometown
An archaeological dig now in its 20th year has uncovered the entrance gate to Gath, the ancient Biblical city of the Philistines and onetime home of the giant Goliath. Before the king of Damascus dest...
Discovery of oldest Qur’an fragments could resolve enigmatic history of holy text
For the world’s 1.6 billion Muslims, the idea that the Qur’an is a seventh century text disseminated by Islam’s founder, the Prophet Muhammad, is neither news, nor particularly controversial. But in ...
A Country Star's Bus Caught Fire. The 'One' Thing That Survived Gave Me Chills.
En route to Dallas heading to the American Country Music Awards, lead singer of the country music group Lady Antebellum is incredibly grateful to have walked away unharmed after her tour bus was engul...
2 Suspects Dead After Gunfire Outside Muhammad Cartoon Exhibit
GARLAND, Texas — Two suspects were killed after they opened fire Sunday in a parking lot outside a provocative contest for cartoon depictions of the Prophet Muhammad, authorities said. Garland's city ...
Monotheism
"Monotheism" is defined by the Encyclopædia Britannica as belief in the existence of one god or in the oneness of God. The Oxford Dictionary of the Christian Church gives a more restricted definition:...
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Messianism
Messianism is the belief in a messiah, a savior or redeemer. Many religions have a messiah concept, including the Jewish Messiah (from which the term and meaning originates), the Christian Christ (the...
Development of the Hebrew Bible canon
Rabbinic Judaism recognizes the 24 books of the Masoretic Text, commonly called the Tanakh or Hebrew Bible, as authoritative. Modern scholarship suggests that the most recently written are the books o...
Development of the Christian biblical canon
The Christian biblical canons are the books Christians regard as divinely inspired and constituting a Christian Bible. Books included in the Christian biblical canons of both the Old and New Testament...
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History of the Qur'an
The history of the Quran refers to the revelation of the Quran to Islamic prophet Muhammad, and its subsequent compilation. It spans several decades and forms an important part of early Islamic histor...
History of the Qur'an - Wikipedia
Biblical law in Christianity
The "Old Covenant", also referred to as the Mosaic covenant, the Law of Moses, divine law, Biblical law or God's Law, refers to the religious law codified in the first five books (Pentateuch) of the O...
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Jerusalem in Judaism
Since the 10th century BCE Jerusalem has been the holiest city, focus and spiritual center of the Jews.Jerusalem has long been embedded into Jewish religious consciousness and Jews have always studied...
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Jerusalem in Christianity
For Christians, Jerusalem's role in first century Christianity, during the ministry of Jesus and the Apostolic Age, as recorded in the New Testament, gives it great importance, in addition to its role...
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Jerusalem in Islam
Jerusalem in Islam refers to the status of Jerusalem in the Muslim religious tradition. The al-Aqsa masjid in Jerusalem is built on the site of the second temple. Al-Aqsa is the third holiest site in...
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Covenant of Abraham
A biblical covenant is a religious covenant that is described in the Bible. All Abrahamic religions consider biblical covenants important. Of the covenants found in the Pentateuch or Torah, the Noahic...
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Islamic view of Abraham
Ibrahim (Arabic: إبراهيم, translit.: ʾIbrāhīm, [ʔibraːˈhiːm]), known as Abraham in the Old Testament, is recognized in Islam as a prophet and apostle of God (Arabic: الله‎ Allāh) and patri...
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God in Abrahamic religions
Judaism, Christianity, and Islam are sometimes called Abrahamic religions because they all accept the tradition that God revealed himself to the patriarch Abraham. The theological traditions of all A...
God in Judaism
The conception of God in Judaism is strictly monotheistic. God is an absolute one, indivisible and incomparable being who is the ultimate cause of all existence. Jewish tradition teaches that the true...
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God in Christianity
God in Christianity is the eternal being who created and preserves the world. Christians believe God to be both transcendent (wholly independent of, and removed from, the material universe) and immane...
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God in Islam
In Islamic theology, God (Arabic: الله‎ Allāh) is the all-powerful and all-knowing creator, sustainer, ordainer and judge of the universe. Islam emphasizes that God is strictly singular (taw...
Masoretic Text
The Masoretic Text (MT, 𝕸, or ) is the authoritative Hebrew text of the Tanakh for Rabbinic Judaism. However, contemporary scholars seeking to understand the history of the Hebrew Bible’s text use a ...
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Septuagint
The Septuagint /ˈsɛptjuːəˌdʒɪnt/, /ˈsɛptuːəˌdʒɪnt/, /ˌsɛpˈtuːədʒɪnt/, /ˈsɛptʃuːəˌdʒɪnt/, from the Latin word septuaginta (meaning seventy), is a translation of the Hebrew Bible and some related texts ...
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Targum
The targumim (singular: "targum", Hebrew: תרגום‎), were spoken paraphrases, explanations, and expansions of the Jewish scriptures that a Rabbi would give in the common language of the listeners,...
Tanakh
The Tanakh (/tɑːˈnɑːx/; Hebrew: תַּנַ"ךְ‎, [taˈnaχ] or [təˈnax]; also Tenakh, Tenak, Tanach) or Mikra is the canon of the Hebrew Bible. The traditional Hebrew text is known as the Masoretic Text...
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Bible
The Bible (from Koine Greek τὰ βιβλία, tà biblía, "the books") is a canonical collection of texts sacred in Judaism and Christianity. There is no single canonical Bible and various religious tradition...
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