Donor challenge: Your generous donation will be matched 2-to-1 right now. Your $5 becomes $15! Dear Internet Archive Supporter,. I ask only. The Apocrypha consists of the books that are found in the Greek version of the Jewish Bible–the Septuagint, the earliest complete version of. The Apocrypha have long been almost forgotten by the Christian public, although their claim to a place in the Greek, Latin, and English Bibles can hardly be.

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Stay in Touch Sign up. I really enjoyed some of the stories in here. Amazon Drive Cloud storage from Amazon. I’m saying that as a person who is not pushing the religious side. Page 1 of 1 Start over Page 1 of 1. I took a class that was called Bible as Lit Several books add more detail to the story of Daniel, and one fills in some questionable gaps in the the book of Esther.


These are the books that were in the Greek version of the Jewish Bible but not included in Protestant Bibles. Sep 23, Don Gubler rated it liked it. Amazon Inspire Digital Educational Resources. Potter’s School Classical Year Track 2. Please try again later. It’s full of Biblical history, words of wisdom, and yes, even love stories: Learn more about Amazon Prime.

Oct 21, Robby Rami rated it really liked it. Actually, I did not finish this. Goodspeed By Edgar J. I was surprised to find a lot of genealogical sections in it. Know you will enjoy 2nd Ezdra. To ask other readers questions about Apocryphaplease sign up. Completion perhaps of many Biblical stories.


Beyond this, they are often as powerful as anything in the canonical Bible. Apr 07, Deanna rated it liked it Shelves: The story of Bel and the Dragon. He brought… More about Edgar J. The Apocrypha consists of the books that are found in the Greek version of the Jewish Bible–the Septuagint, the earliest complete version of the Bible we possess–but that were not included in the final, canonical version of the Hebrew Bible.

So that means whatever your beliefs, they were a huge part of Western culture for well over a millennium. Really interesting, especially for those who have not grown up in a Catholic background, thus reading this for the first time. The puritans for once got something right. Nov 27, Virgowriter Brad Windhauser added it. English Choose a language for shopping. Pages with related goodapeed.

THE APOCRYPHA by Edgar J. Goodspeed | Kirkus Reviews

The translation into contemporary English is by Edgar J. Read more Read less. Apr 18, Tim rated it it was ok. Now for the first time in the Goodspeed translation, The Apocrypha will be available, thus forming with the Old and New Testaments the complete Bible in modern English. The book which will be dignified and attractively bound will contain introductory essays giving the dates and historical settings of each of the books and four full page half tone illustrations.

I always had this dark idea that the Apocrypha was a breeding ground for all sorts of heresy and misdevotion, which is, upon maturer reflection, simply stupid. AmazonGlobal Ship Orders Internationally. I got this as a gift from my brother my freshman year in high school. An American Translation inand continued to work on a translation of the entire Bible, completing his work with the publication of this translation of The Apocrypha in Set up a giveaway.


Generally, these works do much to set the scene and give exposition to the New Testament events.

The Apocrypha: Edgar J. Goodspeed, Moses Hadas: : Books

Referenced In Joshua Jan 13, Guy David rated it did not like it. Nice place to start, this book. Definitely need the Holy Ghost to guide while reading this to glean the truth out of it Macabees, and the book of Tobit my fav are included.

He taught for many years at the University of Chicago, whose collection of New Testament manuscripts he enriched by his searches. Goodspeed, Biblical scholar and translator, was born in Quincy, Illinois, inattended Denison University, received a Ph. It is good to be informed.

The Story Of The Apocrypha

Aside from The Wisdom of Solomon, most of the books are act Wanting to be well-read and see things from diverse perspectives, I made this a part of my daily devotional reading. As very few Bibles contained it you have an additional reason for suggesting this apocrgpha form to be used as a supplement. Just remember, it is a fundamental piece in lit