Young people today are nothing like they were just a few decades ago. They are so difficult to read, to know what they are thinking, or to know what they will do from one moment to the next. Parents believe that they know their children, but thanks to electronics and the internet, it is so easy for them to have a whole other world, living two different lives.
The cold hard truth is, we cannot be forced into rehabilitation, it must come from within us, and it must be something that we want to do. Even if there are incentives to take rehabilitative programs within the ...
Adolescence has long been characterized as a time of stress, turmoil, and rebellion against parents and society. Granville Stanley Hall was one of the first to formulate a theory explaining adolescent behavior with the publication of Adolescence in 1904.
A scribe is far more likely to omit a word or phrase mistakenly, as to intentionally adding. The reading that is deemed immediately at odds with the context is preferred if deemed intentional because a scribe is more likely to have smoothed the reading out. The harmonization of passages is likely an intentional change by a copyist, who is seeking to have a passage agree with a similar passage from another book. Examples: Doctrinal Corrections, Liturgical Corrections, Harmonistic Corrections, Historical Corrections, and Linguistic or Rhetorical Corrections.
The quotation in verses 2 and 3 is composite, the first part being from Mal 3:1 and the second part from Is 40:3. It is easy to see, therefore, why copyists would have altered the words ...
The CPH Blog has literally hundreds of in-depth articles on NT and OT Textual Studies, to this Dr. Don Wilkins asks, "So what?" He parroting what some readers might be thinking, "So what?" Herein he answers his question.
Textual criticism concerns itself with the problems suggested by various kinds of errors. textual evidence is so vast—exceeding that of any other literature, as has been seen—that two results follow: Since the copying by hand of any document of appreciable length almost inevitably involves change and error, many textual errors and variants will be found in this great quantity of MSS.
The earliest MS evidence available for the OT text is also the most recently discovered. Since 1947 thousands of fragments of MSS, both biblical and nonbiblical, have come to light in the Dead Sea region.
In the Garden of Eden, Satan declared that the solution to real freedom is independence from God. What a wicked and atrocious lie that has proved to be! Really, the more humans have ignored the moral and spiritual limits set by God, the more humanity as a whole has suffered. This worsening situation also affects us as Christians. Nevertheless, we have the hope that “the creation itself will be set free from its bondage to corruption and obtain the freedom of the glory of the children of God..” (Rom. 8:21)