(Taken from A Respected Scientific Journal)
Yesterday, the earliest known version of The Bible, known as the Codex Sinaiticus, was made available for public viewing via codexsinaiticus.org
. The Codex Sinaiticus is said to possess key differences from the modern Bible, including a detailed chapter following Jesus through his adolescence and young adulthood (ages 13-30, known commonly in the Christian community as "The Wonder Years"
), in which the Christian Hero went from ravishing young boy to Messiah:
Disregarding the crude attempt at what appears to be Middle English (as this document predates the language by a wide expanse of time), it is apparent that this chapter of the Codex Sinaiticus contains an insight and perspective on Jesus that, to date, has no real biblical comparison. There is, however, a clear extra-biblical body of work with which the chapter shares many similarities, as can be observed later in the chapter:
The preceeding passage is the first documented account of Jesus’ transformation into the Messiah, and this chapter of the Codex Sinaiticus was meant to serve as a literary bridge between the Old and New Testaments of the modern Bible. Therefore, scholars are particularly interested in the climactic conclusion of the chapter, which was seemingly intended to lead readers directly into the New Testament: