Lynn Austin’s New Book

I’m reading Lynn Austin’s latest book, Where We Belong, which is a well-written Christian historical fiction story.

It’s a story based on the life of Agnes and Margaret Smith.

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Agnes_and_Margaret_Smith  They were looking for a bible manuscript, which they later found on their travels.  It was a corrupt perversion of the bible, called the Codex Sinaiticushttp://christianitybeliefs.org/end-times-deceptions/bible-manuscript-paths/

Corrupt Path – The ‘Minority Text’ consists of only 5% of existing manuscripts. The main texts, Sinaiticus and Vaticanus, contradict each other over 3,000 times in the gospels alone, and they disagree with the ‘Majority Text’ in 13,000 places.

Amazingly, modern Bible versions like the NIV and ESV are based on these ‘Minority Text’ manuscripts.

Sinaiticus and Vaticanus were written from 300-400 A.D., so because they’re ‘ancient’, modern Bible translators mistakenly think that they must be better.

Even though this discovery of theirs was corrupt, and useless, I’m going to finish reading the book, because it’s well written, interesting, and it will give me some insight into how some people think and are swayed, because of their lack of knowledge about the bible and it’s translations.

http://www.1611kingjamesbible.com/codex_sinaiticus.html/

Advertisements

Leave a Reply

Please log in using one of these methods to post your comment:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.