General Interest News (50)

General articles about Bibles in the media.

Hebrew may be world's oldest alphabet

  • 05 December 2016 |
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This interesting article is about a controversial study into Egyptian hieroglyphics translated in ancient Hebrew, possibly by Joseph's son, Manasseh. Photo: A photo of Sinai 375a, a stone slab from Egypt, which is now located in the Harvard Semitic Museum. This photo contains the name Ahisamach (Exodus 31:6) on the…
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Jezebel Butterflies Up Close

Here are some photos of our Red Spotted Jezebel Butterflies taken with a macro lens.  Click on the photo to open a high resolution photo in a new window & wait for it to load (approx 5mb).  Note: All photographs are protected by copyright, and must not be reproduced in…
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Bible Museums around the World

Historic and interesting Bibles have been collected by individuals and institutions for many centuries. One of the most historic collections was held by the Tsars of Russia and subsequently kept in the Hermitage Museum in St Petersburg.There are many large institutions, like universities and museums, that have inherited their collections…
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Russia sentences secret agents over theft of Gutenberg Bible

Russia has sentenced three agents belonging to its Federal Security Service (FSB) for trying to sell a rare 15th-Century Bible, officials say. Colonel Sergei Vedishchev was given more than three years in a penal colony for stealing the two-volume Gutenberg edition from Moscow State University. He had offered it to…
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