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  • Ancient Jewish prayer book may be oldest in the world, dated A.D. 840

    09/28/2013 6:40:04 AM PDT · by SunkenCiv · 5 replies
    Deseret News ^ | Friday, September 27, 2013 | Matthew Brown
    ...the complete 50-page parchment manuscript is in its original binding and contains Hebrew script that incorporates Babylonian vowel pointing. Steve Green, president of the Hobby Lobby craft store chain who oversees support for the Green Collection, announced the find at the annual meeting of the Religion Newswriters Association's annual conference in Austin, Texas, along with plans for a new museum that will house the book and more than 40,000 ancient religious texts and artifacts... "We are not collectors," said Green, an evangelical Christian. "We buy (ancient biblical texts and artifacts) because of the story that they tell. We believe in...