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Septuaginta (LXX)

The Septuagint (from the Latin septuaginta, “seventy”) is a translation of the Hebrew Bible and some related texts into Koine Greek. As the primary Greek translation of the Old Testament, it is also called the Greek Old Testament. This translation is quoted a number of times in the New Testament, particularly in Pauline epistles, and  Full Article…

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The Golden Rule

The Golden Rule or Law of reciprocity is the principle of treating others as one would wish to be treated oneself. It is a maxim of altruism seen in many human religions and human cultures. The maxim may appear as either a positive or negative injunction governing conduct: One should treat others as one would  Full Article…

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Muhammad

Muḥammad (Arabic: محمد‎‎; c. 570 CE – 8 June 632 CE) is the central figure of Islam and widely regarded as its founder by non-Muslims. He is known as the “Holy Prophet” to Muslims sent by GOD (Arabic: ALLAH) to mankind to restore the religion, believed by Muslims to be the unaltered original monotheistic faith of Adam, Abraham, Moses, Jesus, and other prophets. He  Full Article…

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Holy Scriptures

Religious texts, also known as Scripture, Scriptures, Holy Writ, or Holy Books, are the Texts which various Religious traditions consider to be sacred, or central to their religious tradition. Many religions and spiritual movements believe that their sacred texts are divinely or supernaturally revealed or inspired. History of religious texts The oldest known religious text  Full Article…

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Judaism

Judaism (from Latin: Iudaismus, derived from Greek Ἰουδαϊσμός, originally from Hebrew יהודה, Yehudah, “Judah”; in Hebrew: יהדות, Yahadut, the distinctive characteristics of the Judean ethnos) encompasses the religion, philosophy, culture and way of life of the Jewish people. Judaism is an ancient monotheistic religion, with the Torah as its foundational Text (part of the larger  Full Article…

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Islam

Islam (Arabic: الإسلام‎, al-ʾIslām) is a monotheistic and Abrahamic religion based upon the Qur’an, a religious text considered by its adherents to be the verbatim Word of GOD (in Arabic language: ALLAH), and, for the vast majority of adherents, by the teachings and normative example (called the Sunnah, composed of accounts called Hadith) of Muhammad  Full Article…

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Quran

The Quran (Arabic: القرآن‎ al-qur’ān, literally meaning “the Recitation”; also romanized Qurʾan or Koran) is the central religious text of Islam, which Muslims believe to be a revelation from GOD (Arabic: الله‎, ALLAH). It is widely regarded as the finest piece of literature in the Arabic language. Quranic chapters are called suras and verses, ayahs.  Full Article…

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