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Researchers reveal Bible was written earlier

Researchers reveal Bible was written earlierThrowing new light on the dating of old Testament texts, researchers from Tel Aviv University (TAU) have found clinching evidence that many of the earliest texts of the Bible were written by at least 600 BC in the ancient Kingdom of Judah. Scholars have long debated how much of the Hebrew bible was composed before the destruction of Jerusalem and the Kingdom of Judah in 586 B.C. While scholars agree that key biblical texts were written [...]

Mystery of England’s first printed Bible revealed

Historians have uncovered secrets of England's first printed Bible -- one of only seven surviving copies and which is housed in London's Lambeth Palace Library, a media report said. The discovery assumes significance in view of the revelations it made about hidden annotations, which were copied from the famous 'Great Bible' of Thomas Cromwell, seen as the epitome of the English Reformation. Written between 1539 and 1549, the annotations were covered and disguised with thick paper in 1600, sciencedaily.com reported. The secrets [...]