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The Mosaic record of Creation by Alexander McCaul

December 30, 2014 Comments off

Alexander McCaul D.D. (1799–1863) was Professor of Hebrew and Old Testament Exegesis at King’s College, London, and Prebendary of St. Paul’s. He was the author of The Mosaic record of Creation, published in: AIDS TO FAITH; edited by William Thomson. [JOHN MURRAY, ALBEMARLE STREET, LONDON. 1870. pp. 89-234.]

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E. R. Bevan on Antiochus IV and the Jews

December 26, 2014 Comments off

The following is part of E. R. Bevan’s account of the history of Antiochus IV, and of his influence upon the Jews in the second century BC.

Bevan, Edwyn Robert, 1902.
The House of Seleucus, Vol II

Edward Arnold, London

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E.R. Bevan on Antiochus IV and the Conquest of Egypt

December 25, 2014 1 comment

Below is E.R. Bevan’s account of the campaign of Antiochus IV in Egypt

ANTIOCHUS IV AND THE CONQUEST OF EGYPT
Bevan, Edwyn Robert, 1902.

THE HOUSE OF SELEUCUS, Vol II

Edward Arnold, London.

http://books.google.com/books?id=cjQcAAAAMAAJ

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E.R. Bevan on Antiochus IV

December 23, 2014 Comments off

The following is an account by E. R. Bevan of some aspects of the reign of Antiochus IV, king of Syria, Palestine, and Mesopotamia in the first part of the second century B.C.

Bevan, Edwyn Robert, 1902. THE HOUSE OF SELEUCUS, Vol II, Edward Arnold, London.
Pages 148-161.

http://books.google.com/books?id=cjQcAAAAMAAJ

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Ps. Longinus On the sublime, and Genesis 1

December 21, 2014 Comments off

“On the Sublime” is a work of literary criticism written in the first century, generally attributed to an author called Pseudo Longinus.

Longinus On the sublime.

Henry Frowde, M.A.
Publisher to the University of Oxford
London, Edinburgh New York and Toronto. 1906.

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Ben Vandergugten on The Waters Above the Firmament

December 16, 2014 Comments off

One of the most dark, and hidden subjects related to the Scriptures is the meaning of the firmament of Genesis 1, and of the waters that are said to be above the heavens. The apostle Peter said: “We have also a more sure word of prophecy; whereunto ye do well that ye take heed, as unto a light that shineth in a dark place, until the day dawn, and the day star arise in your hearts: Knowing this first, that no prophecy of the scripture is of any private interpretation. For the prophecy came not in old time by the will of man: but holy men of God spake as they were moved by the Holy Ghost.” (2 Peter 1:19-210)

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The geocentric cosmology of Thomas M. Strouse

December 14, 2014 Comments off

Dr. Thomas M. Strouse, Dean and Professor Emeritus of Emmanuel Baptist Theological Seminary, Newington, Connecticut has a Bachelor of Science degree from Purdue University, and a Ph.D from Bob Jones University.  He is the author of THE GEOCENTRIC COSMOLOGY OF GENESIS 1:1-19, presented below, in which he defends his geocentric interpretation of the cosmology of Genesis and the OT.

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