Lots Of Languages

The interest in Bible translation, and the need to compare different texts, led to the production of polyglot Bibles, in which the text is printed side-by-side in several different languages. These pages come from an early polyglot Bible of 1516, with the text in Hebrew, Greek, Latin, and Arabic.

Heaven and Hell

All Christians believe in one eternal and almighty God, who exists as three beings - the Father, the Son, and the Holy Spirit. They believe that Jesus is the Son of God, that he lived on Earth as the son of the Virgin Mary, and that he was crucified and rose from the dead. Christians have faith that if they follow the teachings of Jesus and repent their sins they will be rewarded after death with everlasting life in Heaven - the traditional name for God's eternal kingdom. Its opposite, the place or state without God, is known as Hell

12th-century icon from Saint Catherine's Monastery in Sinai, Egypt, depicting the last judgement

14th-century painting of the Holy Trinity by Andrei Roublev
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