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Authorized Version

Overview page. Subjects: Christianity — Bibliography.

An English translation of the Bible made in 1611 at the order of James I and still widely used, though never formally ‘authorized’. Also called the King James Bible.

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Bangor Antiphonary

Overview page. Subjects: Christianity — Bibliography.

Milan, Biblioteca Ambrosiana MS C. 5. inf. The MS was probably written at Bangor, northern Ireland, between 680 and 692. At some point in the early Middle Ages, Irish monks ...

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Bernard de Montfaucon

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(1655–1741),

one of the foremost Maurist patristic scholars. After embarking on a military career he joined the Maurist Benedictine congregation in 1676. He produced splendid...

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bullarium

Overview page. Subjects: Christianity — Bibliography.

A collection of Papal bulls and other similar documents.

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Congregation of Propaganda Fide

Overview page. Subjects: Christianity — Bibliography.

The Roman Congregation which is concerned with missionary activity throughout the world and with the administration of territories where there is no established hierarchy. It originated in...

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Gideon Bibles

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Bibles placed in hotel bedrooms, prison cells, hospitals and other places by an organization of Christian business and professional men and their wives. The Gideons were founded by a group...

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Hans Egede

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(1686–1758),

‘Apostle of the Eskimos’. He went as a Lutheran missionary from Norway to Greenland in 1721. In 1736 he returned to Copenhagen, where he founded a seminary for...

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Missale speciale

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A smaller version, containing selections from the complete missal, drawn up for special needs. The best known is that which came to be called the Missale Speciale Constantiense (of...

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Sion College, London

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Thomas White (d. 1624) left £3,000 for a ‘college’ for the clergy of London, with almshouses attached. The College, transferred from London Wall to the Victoria Embankment in 1886,...

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version

Overview page. Subjects: Biblical Studies — Bibliography.

Early translations of the Hebrew OT and Greek NT. They were made into other languages of the ancient Near East and also into Latin. These are among the aids available to a textual critic in...

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