DEFENDING THE BRIDE
THE CATHOLIC CHURCH ON READING THE BIBLE
A sampling of what the Catholic Church has taught about reading the Bible from the fourth century when it was put into one collected work until the present century.
Myths About the Catholic Church and the Bible
BIBLE READING PROHIBITED ?
The Catholic Church prevented the people from reading the Bible by keeping it in Latin.
Reply: Not so. See how to prove that an Englishmen would have been more likely to have been able to read Latin than English in the 16th Century.
The Church chained the Bible to prevent people from reading it.
The Catholic Church discouraged her members from reading the Bible before Vatican II.
LATIN OR VERNACULAR BIBLES, WHICH WERE THE BEST ?
Why the Catholic Church rejected the Protestant Bibles. The Catholic Church promoted the Latin Vulgate over the Protestant "reformation" era Bibles not in order to keep the Bible from the people but to ensure that the copy that they had was the most faithful and accurate text.WAS CATHOLICISM THE AVOWED ENEMY OF SCRIPTURE IN THE MIDDLE AGES ?
Excerpts from an article by Dave ArmstrongBIBLE IMAGES:
COLORFUL OLD ILLUSTRATED BIBLE MANUSCRIPTS AND BIBLE MINIATURES ON THE WEB
These hyperlinks are to web sites that have pictures of Bibles, Breviaries, and the Book of Hours. This is a large collection of colorful illustrated Bible miniatures.BIBLE IMAGES: 2
They Just Get Better. More Images
THE BOOKS OF THE BIBLEAn explanation of the Deuterocanonical books and why they belong in the Bible.
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