Did art thieves steal this 380 year old Bibel?
German police of Luebeck state the Luther Bible from 1634 was found during a search. The authorities, however, are not willing to share much more information since this leather bound book is considered evidence in an ongoing investigation.
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Ok…it will only be temporarily.
However, the fact is that one of the world’s most important books will go to the British Museum. The Codex Sinaiticus has only been lent once before, in 1990, also to the British Museum.
This time it will be part of an exhibition exploring 1,200 years of Christian, Islamic and Jewish faith in Egypt after the pharaohs.
Codex Sinaiticus is dating back to the 4th century AD, shortly after the reign of the Emperor Constantine the Great, and contains the earliest complete manuscript of the New Testament. It is handwritten in Greek by four different scribes (the number has never been confirmed) and contains some 27,000 corrections. It is, however, still a very fine book despite the activity going on between lines, and all over the place.
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Clothes, food, and cash donations. More and more people are encouraging others to give to charity for the hundreds of thousands of refugees that are fleeing their countries.
They had to leave everything behind and are often even lucky if they arrive at their destination alive. Of course, one’s first thought would be that they needed clothes, food, and a place to stay since they often arrive with nothing but the clothes they are wearing at that time. A christian pastor, however, goes even further. It is obvious to him that also the sexual needs need to be taken care of. According to a report from the Münchner Merkur, Pfarrer Ulrich Wagner has started the project “Free Love for Free People”.
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4,000 people followed their personal invitation from the Federal President of Germany Joachim Gauck to attend the annual volunteer appreciation event at Bellevue Castle. “The Wiedmann Bible“ had the honor to be able to attend as well, and we made plenty of new friends.
Federal President of Germany Joachim Gauck and his partner Daniela Schadt
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Vin Baker was not only an Olympic Gold Medal winner and successful NBA player but also a man who had everything. Money, cars, a wonderful house. One would think that is all one needs to be happy. For the professional athlete, however, it was the perfect mix for failure.
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While the media reports that Christianity in is declining quite the opposite currently happens in Cuba. In the communist-ruled country Christianity is booming. Media list several indicators to support their conclusion. One is the continuing inflow of Bibles. In July alone Christian Today states that some 83,000 copies were distributed to the churches in the country.
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