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Papal Infallibility

infallibility: inability of making mistakes or being wrong

Biblical Magi

The biblical Magi[a] (/ˈmædʒaɪ/[1] or /ˈmeɪdʒaɪ/; singular: magus), also referred to as the (Three) Wise Men or (Three) Kings, were,...

The King James Bible Documentary

Pilgrims vs Puritans

Pilgrim 和 Puritan 都翻译为清教徒,但这两个单词是有区别的。他们是两个清教徒派别。 Puritan占清教徒的绝大多数。他们不主张脱离英国国教,而是想要净化 (purify) 英国国教。他们从英格兰乘船去了美洲大陆。陆陆续续大约有2万 puritans 来到了北美。 Pilgrim是清教徒中的少数派。他们要脱离英国国教,由于在英国受到压迫,他们去了荷兰,在那呆了10多年,后来也去了美洲大陆。 那么问题来了,是谁乘坐了五月花号船(Mayflower)呢?是Puritan,还是Pilgrim?答案是Pilgrim。实际上五月花号这艘船上只有一半的人是Pilgrim,其他人则来自五湖四海。 Pilgrim: a member of a group of English Puritans...

The New England Primer

Primer 启蒙读本; 入门书 The New England Primer 美国新英格兰的启蒙读本(1777年出版) precept: 规诫,戒律 a general rule intended to regulate behavior or thought. inculcate: 灌输...

Thou, Thee, Thy, Thine, Ye

From english.stackexchange.com: Thee, thou, and thine (or thy) are Early Modern English second person singular pronouns. Thou is the subject...