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People of the Covenant and the English Bible

Tadmor, Naomi (2012) People of the Covenant and the English Bible. Transactions of the Royal Historical Society, 22. pp. 95-110. ISSN 1474-0648

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    The article shows how the important theological and Anglo-biblical term ‘Covenant’ was formulated in the course of successive biblical translations, from the original Hebrew and Greek to the King Kames Bible. It suggests that the use of the term in English biblical versions reflected – and in turn propelled – the increasingly prominent Covenant theology. Once coined in the vernacular Scriptures, moreover, the term was applied to religious political alliances: from the Scottish Covenants of the 1590s to the English Solemn League and Covenant, 1644, studied in the article.

    Item Type: Journal Article
    Journal or Publication Title: Transactions of the Royal Historical Society
    Subjects: ?? d1 ??
    Departments: Faculty of Arts & Social Sciences > History
    ID Code: 54834
    Deposited By: ep_importer_pure
    Deposited On: 31 May 2012 11:05
    Refereed?: Yes
    Published?: Published
    Last Modified: 11 Apr 2018 00:30
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