Those are the acts of a global symposium on 'Armenia and the Bible: tradition, culture, and textual content - Die Bibel in der armenischen Kultur', that was once held at Heidelberg from July sixteenth to nineteenth, 1990. designed to debate the Armenian Bible, in all to be had kinds and from all attainable angles, as an incredible issue of Armenian tradition: historical, medieval and smooth. clean impetus used to be anticipated within the fields which have been particularly good researched, corresponding to the language of the Armenian Bible, its textual content and transmission, biblical codicology and illustrations, the Wirkungsgeschichte of the Bible in Armenian via commentaries, sermons, and liturgy, its functionality as a starting place for dogmatics and ecclesiastical legislation and order. New efforts have been was hoping for in parts which are much less studied or overlooked comparable to using the Bible in Armenian paintings except publication illustrations (but together with epigraphy), its impression on schooling either at domestic and in class, its position in renowned faith and personal existence, or the influence of its language at the Armenian language in most cases. exact consciousness was once to be paid to what occurred to the Bible nowa days, rather because the emergence of secular Armenian tradition within the nineteenth and twentieth centuries

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