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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

Armageddon هرمجدون (رؤيا 16:16)

Picture description: Megiddo,
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Bible Verse

فجمعهم الى الموضع الذي يدعى بالعبرانية “هرمجدون”.” (رؤيا “16:16


يستخدم هرمجدون مجازيا لوصف الدمار الشامل لمعركة نهائية.

Origin and Application

هرمجدون هو المجال المستقبلي للمعركة بين المسيح و المسيح الدجال، و المسيح سيكون منتصرا. ويعتقد بعض المسيحيين أن هرمجدون هو جبل مجدو في إسرائيل. وبما أن هذه المعركة ستكون مفاجئة وغير متوقعة، فمن المتوقع أن يكون المسيحيون مستعدين للمعركة. هرمجدون (1998) هو أيضا لقب جائزة الأوسكار الخيالية لفلم لخيال العلمي، بطولة بروس ويليس. وهو عبارة عن مجموعة من الحفارين العميقة النواة الذين يتم إرسالهم من قبل ناسا لتحويل الكويكب على مسار تصادم مع الأرض.



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