All rights reserved. The Church of the Nativity is on the site in Bethlehem where Jesus Christ is thought to have been born. Bethlehem has been the subject of countless carols and Nativity plays, but the real story of the little town is far more complex. Now it sits at the heart of the conflict between Israel and the Palestinians.
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It appears in the form of an anthology , a compilation of texts of a variety of forms that are all linked by the belief that they are collectively revelations of God. These texts include theologically-focused historical accounts, hymns , prayers, proverbs, parables , didactic letters , erotica, poetry, and prophecies. Believers also generally consider the Bible to be a product of divine inspiration. A number of Biblical canons have evolved, with overlapping and diverging contents from denomination to denomination. The Christian New Testament is a collection of writings by early Christians , believed to be mostly Jewish disciples of Christ , written in first-century Koine Greek. Among Christian denominations there is some disagreement about what should be included in the canon, primarily about the biblical apocrypha , a list of works that are regarded with varying levels of respect.
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What other book resides on bedside tables in countless hotel rooms across the globe? Who wrote it? And why? These findings may be incomplete and they may be highly contested, but they have helped historians paint a picture of how the Bible came to life.
It's been exactly 20 years since Sex and the City, with its infuriatingly catchy theme tune and THAT tutu in the opening credits, burst onto TV screens. At the time, it was seen as revolutionary - four women talking openly about their love and sex lives with a lot of NSFW scenes shown on screen. Carrie, Charlotte, Miranda and Samantha became as real as our own friends, from their first appearance on 6 June to the final episode countless dates, several husbands and a baby or two later in Its stars - Sarah Jessica Parker, Kristin Davis, Cynthia Nixon and Kim Cattrall - are now household names, and in a real-life plot twist, one of them could now become governor of New York , the city where the show was set.