A History of the Bible: The Old Testament: Later Writings

Watch A History of the Bible: The Old Testament: Later Writings

  • 2006
  • 1 hr 15 min

By the time of Christ the Jews had so many different versions of the various books of their Bible that something had to be done to decide which version was "The Word of God." The rabbis did this at Jamnia in the early 1st century. But then came the harder question: How does one interpret the "Word of God?" Literally, figuratively, allegorically? An adult education lecture by William Neidinger.

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By the time of Christ the Jews had so many different versions of the various books of their Bible that something had to be done to decide which version was "The Word of God." The rabbis did this at Jamnia in the early 1st century. But then came the harder question: How does one interpret the "Word of God?" Literally, figuratively, allegorically? An adult education lecture by William Neidinger.
  • Release Date
    2006
  • Runtime
    1 hr 15 min