the New Testament

noun

: the second part of the Christian Bible that describes the life of Jesus Christ and the lessons that he taught

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Recent Examples on the Web In statements filed in court, the six inmates explained why the solar eclipse would be an important occasion for their respective beliefs: as a time to perform a special Muslim prayer, a spectacle evoking a scene from the New Testament, and a gathering to celebrate science and reason. Daniel Wu, Washington Post, 5 Apr. 2024 But the Bible begins with a couple sneaking off together, and the New Testament ends with a honeymoon. Hazlitt, 3 Apr. 2024 The 2024 presentation re-creates 13 pieces of art inspired by stories from the Old Testament and up through the New Testament, using the varied skill sets of some 300 volunteers. Jim Harrington, The Mercury News, 20 Mar. 2024 Morgan’s Study for the Dead Christ, by Van Dyck from about 1635, is there along with Rembrandt etchings treating specific passages in the New Testament. Brian T. Allen, National Review, 18 Jan. 2024 In fact, my people also wrote the follow-up book, the New Testament. Ilana Kaplan, Peoplemag, 18 Jan. 2024 Selden Supra 30, the text is a copy of the New Testament Acts of the Apostles, believed to have belonged to a woman or group of women based on a prayer copied onto what was once a blank page. ARCHiOx first produced a high-resolution shaded render of the surface of the inscription. Ron Amadeo, Ars Technica, 21 Feb. 2023 One teacher compared the tensions percolating on school campuses — where Shaw regularly drops in for classroom visits — with the New Testament’s Last Supper, at which Jesus shared his final meal with his apostles and predicted one of his followers would betray him. Priscella Vega, Los Angeles Times, 27 Nov. 2023 These verses come from the Gospel of Matthew, one of the three synoptic Gospels in the New Testament of the Bible. Christine Rousselle, Fox News, 22 Oct. 2023

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“The New Testament.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/the%20New%20Testament. Accessed 20 May. 2024.

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