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A when most Westerners male or female feared to tread in the Middle East they slept in tents and endured temperamental camels unscrupulous dragomen and suspicious monks to become unsung heroines in the continuing effort to discover the Bible as originally written From the Trade Paperback editio. Wonderful read for someone who is a an armchair traveler and enjoys tales of Biblical history Two Scottish Victorians take o

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The Sisters of Sinai How Two Lady Adventurers Discovered the Hidden Gospels

Sisters of Sinai PDFEPUB #227 degrees or formal language training the twin sisters nevertheless made one of the most important scriptural discoveries of their time the earliest Sisters of Sinai How Two MOBI #224 known copy of the Gospels in ancient Syriac the language that Jesus spoke In an er. The Sisters of Sinai is a book about the Codex palimpsestus Sanaiticus No wait Don t turn the page The story of the discover

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A Christian Science Monitor Best Book of the of Sinai ePUB #8608 Year A Washington Post Best Book of the Year A Library Journal Best The Sisters eBook #220 Book of the Year Agnes and Margaret Smith were not your typical Victorian scholars or adventurers Female middle aged and without university. Back when I was an undergraduate I spent two years living in the Colony the sprawl of buildings owned by Clare College at th


10 thoughts on “The Sisters of Sinai How Two Lady Adventurers Discovered the Hidden Gospels

  1. says:

    Back when I was an undergraduate I spent two years living in the Colony the sprawl of buildings owned by Clare College at the foot of Castle Hill The central building of the complex is a late Victorian mansion called Castlebrae which had the

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    In one sense this is a charming tale of two sisters whose passion for 'truth' led them to learn ancient languages travel through deserts negotiate academic suabbles and discover folios previously unknown to modern scholarship On another level this is a story of how work from the fringes often re orients the center of social and religious life through the work of a faithful few The church should always be in reform so sa

  3. says:

    This book was a rare surprise for me I don't normally read history or adventure or biblical textual criticsm but this book contains elements of

  4. says:

    Agnes and Margaret what a pair I had read a good review of this book in the New York Times months ago but never bought it When my good

  5. says:

    Enthralling Educational Entertaining Absolutely amazing I'm gobsmacked really wishing I could travel back in time and journey with these extrao

  6. says:

    The Sisters of Sinai is a book about the Codex palimpsestus Sanaiticus No wait Don't turn the page The story of the discovery of thi

  7. says:

    Wonderful read for someone who is a an armchair traveler and enjoys tales of Biblical history Two Scottish Victorians take off for the Sinai cope with sand and camels charm the reclusive monks at St Catherine's Monastery an

  8. says:

    Agnes and Margaret Smith were born into wealth allowing them to adventure unencumbered by practical concerns but fortuitously for the twins their father had a remarkably progressive outlook on childrearing for a mid nineteen

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    This is an amazing book It is well written and an excellent read I had never even heard of these sisters Agnes Lewis Margaret Gibson Their lives

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    I can't say enough about these two extraordinary women who not typical Victorian and not college educated because women were denied c

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