The meaning of sacred scripture
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Published by Darton, Longman & Todd in London .
Written in English


  • Evidences, authority,
  • Criticism, interpretation,
  • Bible

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Edition Notes

Statementby Louis Bouyer ; translated by Mary Perkins Ryan. --
ContributionsRyan, Mary Perkins, 1915-
The Physical Object
Paginationxi, 258, [1] p.
Number of Pages258
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL26537752M

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Sacred book definition is - any book (as the Bible) regarded by a religious body as an authoritative source or divinely inspired statement of its faith, history, and practices.   A common feature of Scripture, as she sees it, is helping people connect to a deeper truth to enhance their humanity. Sacred texts often offer .   While "The Meaning of Sacred Scripture" makes no pretense at being a complete commentary on the Bible, it nonetheless deals with the Bible's most significant Characteristics. Father Boyer's chief project is an examination of the purpose of Divine Revelation, and this he finds to be salvation, first for the Hebrews, and ultimately for all : OCLC Number: Notes: Translation of La Bible et l'Évangile. Description: xi, pages ; 24 cm. Contents: 1. The word of God in Israel From Abraham to Moses: the covenant and the name The divine intervention in history: the Exodus and the people God in history: the city and the judgment Amos and the God of justice Osee and the God of mercy

  The meaning of sacred scripture The meaning of sacred scripture by Louis Bouyer Published by Darton, Longman & Todd in : By. Monsignor G. Van Noort. S.T.D. I. Brief Definitions of “Sacred Scripture,” “Inspiration,” “Canonicity” Sacred Scripture (the Holy Bible) can be defined in the words of the Vatican Council as the collection of books which, “written by the inspiration of the Holy Spirit, have God as their Author and, as such, have been handed down to the Church itself’ (DB ). The reference is not to Holy Scripture, but to the book in which are inscribed God's purposes. In the New Testament, "scripture" and "scriptures" stand regularly for the Old Testament sacred books regarded as "inspired" (2 Timothy ), "the oracles of God" (Romans ).   Divided into three sections — Cosmos and Society, Mythos, and Logos — the book develops a comparison of sacred scriptures and the contexts of their development in Abrahamic traditions, in India, and in China, besides engaging with Greek texts and history. Part one contains chapters on scriptural origins in Israel, China, and India.

Bible: A word that means "books," a collection of sacred books containing the truth of God's Revelation Sentence: The bible is a sacred text. canon: The collection of books the Church recognizes as the inspired Word of God. Sentence: a list of books considered to be authoritative scripture by a particular religious community.   The Secret Scripture book. Read 2, reviews from the world's largest community for readers. Nearing her one-hundredth birthday, Roseanne McNulty faces /5. Scripture, also called sacred scripture, the revered texts, or Holy Writ, of the world’s religions. Scriptures comprise a large part of the literature of the world. They vary greatly in form, volume, age, and degree of sacredness; but their common attribute is that their words are regarded by the devout as sacred. Noun. 1. sacred scripture - any writing that is regarded as sacred by a religious group. scripture. religious text, religious writing, sacred text, sacred writing - .