Religion

The word religion derives from the Latin word, religiō, meaning “respect for what is sacred, reverence for the gods.

 

Its’ origins is unknown. Over the years, there have been several thousand different religions around the world as well as different thoughts and philosophies in regard to religious liberty and dignity. Many of these great minds who chose to write about religion lived in a time were their thoughts and ideas were thought to be radical; in which they were imprisoned and event put to death for their beliefs and work.  The Remnant Trust has several works on the subject of religion and the context of Liberty and Dignity including the Bible, Koran, Torah and religious treaties or essays.

 

Below are some examples of works in the collection on the subject of Religion:

Citie of God by Augustine of Hippo

Publication Date: 1610 First Edition English. Augustine of Hippo remains one of the most renowned church fathers and philosophers. His work, City of God, “is an apology for Christianity against the accusations that the Church was responsible for the decline of...

Koran

Date of Manuscript: ca. 18th Century The Koran is the central religious text of Islam, which Muslims consider the exact word of God and the Final Testament, following the Old and New Testaments. Its literally meaning is “a recitation.” It is regarded widely as the...

Vulgate Bible

Date of Manuscript: ca. 13th Century Handwritten in Latin and on parchment, this work is illuminated and rubricated. It was made in Northern France in the 13th century. The earliest examples of these portable Bibles were copied in Paris at the end of the 1220’s...

King James Bible “HE” Version

Date of Publication: 1611 First Edition, First Printing King James Bible. Two editions of the Bible are recognized as having been produced in 1611. They are known as the “He” and “She” Bibles. They are distinguished by their rendering of Ruth...

Enoch 1

Date of Manuscript: 1450 This newly discovered copy of the apocalyptic and pseud-epigraphic biblical book of the lost prophet Enoch, the great-grandfather of Noah, is arguably the “most important Jewish writing that has survived the Greco-Roman period.” ...