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Vulgate Bible, Volume I: The Pentateuch, Douay-Rheims Translation (Swift Edgar (ed)) Hardcover Book, (Harvard University Press, 2010) 9780674055346
Vulgate Bible, Volume I: The Pentateuch, Douay-Rheims Translation (Swift Edgar (ed)) Hardcover Book, (Harvard University Press, 2010) 9780674055346
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Title: The Vulgate Bible, Volume I: The Pentateuch, Douay-Rheims Translation

Author: Edgar, Swift (ed)

Publisher: Harvard University Press; Publication Date: 2010

Hardcover; ISBN: 9780674055346

Volumes: 1; Pages: 1200

List Price in Cloth: $29.95 Our price: $23.99

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This is the first volume of the six-volume set of the complete Vulgate Bible.Compiled and translated in large part by Saint Jerome at the intersection of the fourth and fifth centuries CE, the Vulgate Bible was used from the early Middle Ages through the twentieth century in the Western European Christian (and, later, specifically Catholic) tradition. Its significance can hardly be overstated. The text influenced literature, visual art, music, and education during the Middle Ages and Renaissance, and its contents lay at the heart of much of Western theological, intellectual, artistic, and even political history of that period. At the end of the sixteenth century, as a variety of Protestant vernacular Bibles became available, professors at a Catholic college first at Douay, then at Rheims, translated the Vulgate into English, among other reasons to combat the influence of rival theologies.This volume elegantly and affordably presents the text of the Pentateuch, the first five books of the Bible, beginning with the creation of the world and the human race, continuing with the Great Flood, God's covenant with Abraham, Israel's flight from Egypt and wanderings through the wilderness, the laws revealed to Moses, his mustering of the twelve tribes of Israel, and ending on the eve of Israel's introduction into the Promised Land.
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