What’s Missing from Codex Sinaiticus, the Oldest New Testament?

Compare differences between the King James Version and Codex Sinaiticus Two hundred years after Constantine Tischendorf’s birth, questions remain as to the conditions of his removal of Codex Sinaiticus from St. Catherine’s Monastery. Dating to the mid-fourth century C.E., Codex Sinaiticus is the oldest complete manuscript of the New Testament. In his article “Hero or …

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The “Strange” Ending of the Gospel of Mark and Why It Makes All the Difference

James Tabor presents a new look at the original text of the earliest Gospel Most general Bible readers have the mistaken impression that Matthew, the opening book of the New Testament, must be our first and earliest Gospel, with Mark, Luke and John following. The assumption is that this order of the Gospels is a …

Vatican Unveils Frescoes In Catacombs of Priscilla With Images Some Say Show Early Women Priests

 NICOLE WINFIELD ROME (AP) — The Vatican on Tuesday unveiled newly restored frescoes in the Catacombs of Priscilla, known for housing the earliest known image of the Madonna with Child — and frescoes said by some to show women priests in the early Christian church. Cardinal Gianfranco Ravasi, the Vatican's culture minister, presided over the …

Αγριοι και δολοφόνοι—Wild and murderers

Something from a Greek newspaper. It worth to translate it.Η χριστιανική θρησκεία διαθέτει εκατοντάδες άγιους, μάρτυρες-ήρωες, ή ενάρετους φιλάνθρωπους με σπουδαίο έργο που αγιοποιήθηκαν μέσα από το λαό. Ωστόσο πίσω από τα εικονίσματα κρύβονται μερικές φορές δολοφόνοι και εγκληματίες κατά συρροήν που όμως... μετανόησαν ή έγιναν «χορηγοί» της Εκκλησίας που τους αγιοποίησε.Οι «άγιοι-δολοφόνοι» είναι συνήθως …