William Hamblin & Daniel Peterson: What is India's very ancient 'Rigveda'?

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  • hbeckett Colfax, CA
    Sept. 7, 2018 12:26 p.m.

    thank you for the artical personally the gospel of Jesus Christ holds every thing for me and my house

  • A Scientist Provo, UT
    Sept. 3, 2018 2:14 p.m.

    If we take "ancient" to be evidence of "true", the Bible and BoM don't hold up well at all.

  • sharrona layton, UT
    Sept. 1, 2018 12:10 p.m.

    RE: the Bible faces serious competition in this regard from India’s “Rigveda.?

    The NT in comparison with any other ancient literature, the NT is without a peer—both in terms of the chronological proximity and the surviving number. Several ancient authorities are preserved in only a handful of manuscripts. Not so with the NT. There are approximately 5,500 Greek witnesses, ranging in date from the second century AD into the middle ages.
    Besides the Greek evidence, there are nearly 30,000 versional copies (e.g., Latin, Coptic, and Syriac), and over 1,000,000 quotations from the NT in the church Fathers. NT textual criticism has always had an embarrassment of riches unparalleled in any other field

    E.g.., Acts 17:22 23 Paul stood in the midst of the Areopagus and said, “Men of Athens, I observe that you are very religious in all respects. “For while I was passing through and examining the objects of your worship, I also found an altar with this inscription, ‘TO AN UNKNOWN GOD.’ What therefore you worship in ignorance, this I proclaim to you.