NK - Fwd: Homework Help! Primary Vs. Secondary sources.
angus at okom.net
Tue Nov 24 21:57:21 PST 1998
An honest question:
Is the bible consedered a primary source.
If so which one
king james, The new world living bible......
I am not being a smart Ars I just want to know
>Yup. Unless you can go to a real live, honest to goodness original
>document (the epic of Gilgamesh, your birth certificate, the 1973
>Tulsa city directory, the Bible, whatever), you are going to have to
>rely on the fact that whoever translated it, edited it, copied it,
>photocopied it, whatever, didn't change it. This is why primary
>sources are so precious.
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