Of the three major monotheistic religions—Judaism, Christianity, and Islam—the writings of Judaism are the oldest. The Hebrew Bible is the holy scripture of Judaism. Most Christians refer to the Hebrew Bible as the Old Testament, which forms the first of two parts of the Christian Bible. However, there are differences between the Old Testament and the Hebrew Bible, primarily in terms of the canon—that is, which books are included—as well as the order in which they appear. Furthermore,... więcej
Salem Press Encyclopedia, 2019. 2p.