Saint Peter, or Simon Peter, is traditionally credited with writing two books of the New Testament. They are I Peter and II Peter. These books are epistles, or letters, written as instructional texts for the laity of the early Christian church.
Most biblical scholars agree that Peter was likely not the actual author of the texts and that the true credit of authorship lies elsewhere. The unlikelihood of Peter's authorship is assumed because the writer(s) of both books had an understanding of rhetoric and the Greek language, which Peter likely did not. Also, the epistles were written after Peter's death.Learn More
It is generally accepted that Sir Isaac Newton published eight major works in his lifetime. Additionally, four major works were published posthumously. This count is open to scholarly debate, as, at the time of writing, there were multiple variations and drafts available.Full Answer >
As of 2014, two books have been published with the title "Are You My Mother?" One is a children's book by P.D. Eastman that was published in 1960. The second, published in 2012, is a graphic memoir written by Alison Bechdel. Its title is an allusion to the aforementioned children's classic.Full Answer >
Saint Peter is considered the patron saint of popes, the papacy and fishermen. Born in Bethsaida, near the Sea of Galilee, Peter was a fisherman and the brother of Andrew, who was also a disciple of Jesus.Full Answer >
The Bible comprises two sections: the Old Testament, which tells the story of the Jews' migrations and covenants with God, and the New Testament, which tells the story of Jesus Christ. It opensÂ with a description of theÂ beginning of creationÂ in the Book of Genesis and itÂ concludesÂ with a foretelling of its end in the Book of Revelation.Full Answer >