Concrete Images – some vivid Latin phrases

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Concrete Images

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Speaking of Holy Scripture, Zanchi extols it thus:

tanquam κειμηλιον inæstimabile, soli Ecclesiæ cœlitus donatum: denique nocturna diurnaque, manu versandæ, & imo pectore recondendæ sunt.

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What does this beautiful Latin (and a bit of Greek) mean? It says something good about how to enjoy your Bible. Find out over at…

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