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The Bible has been the most influential text in all of Western culture. It's difficult to understand medieval or early modern or much of modern literature without knowing it...

Prof. Barbara Newman, Northwestern University
from 2006 Bible Literary project


It's not that it's impossible to read some writers without a Biblical background, but that you would miss a whole dimension to their work.

Prof. Steven Goldsmith, University of California at Berkeley
from 2006 Bible Literary Project


I can only say that if a student doesn't know any Bible literature, he or she will simply not understand whole elements of Shakespeare, Sidney, Spenser, Milton, Pope, Wordsworth

Prof. Robert Kiely, Harvard University
from 2006 Bible Literary Project


...there is truth in the remark. "without Tyndale[Bible translator], no Shakespeare"...

Prof. David Daniell, University College London
from The Bible in English


You can't really study Western literature intelligently or coherently without starting with the Bible.

Prof. Gerald L. Bruns, University of Notre Dame
from 2006 Bible Literary Project


...a familiar understanding of Christian doctrine in historical perspective thus contributes to a fuller appreciation of Shakespeare's art, but Shakespeare's art

Prof. Roland M. Frye
from Shakespeare and the Christian Doctrine


In English tradition and also for an American tradition begun by Puritan writers, a knowledge of the Hebrew Bible and the New Testament is even more crucial than classical references.

Prof. Ulrich Knoefplmacher, Princeton University
from 2006 Bible Literary Project


There is no book more important for our culture than the Bible, and it is fundametal to the study of English literature and language.

Prof. David Jasper and Prof. Stephen Prickett
from the Bible and literature

In the twinkling of an eye في طرفة عين (1 كورنثوس 15: 51-52)

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Bible Verse

“هوذا سر اقوله لكم: لا نرقد كلنا, ولكننا كلنا سنتغير, في لحظة في طرفة عين عند البوق الاخير. فانه سيبوق فيقام الاموات عديمي الفساد ونحن نتغير”(1 كورنثوس 15: 51-52)


إذا حدث شيء في طرفة عين، فإنه يحدث بسرعة كبيرة.

Origin and Application

تم تحول الرسول بولس إلى المسيحية في طريقه إلى دمشق عندما كشف يسوع المسيح نفسه له. في هذا الكتاب، ذكرنا بولس أن الجسد والروح لا يمكن أن يرثا ملكوت الله. في اللحظة التي يأتي فيها الرب مرة أخرى، سيتم تغيير جسمنا القابلة للتلف على الفور، في ومضة أو “في طرفة عين”، لدخول مملكة الله.



eye    happen    quick    twinkling   

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