The Stan Perspective
  • Stanly Sam
13 episodes
Welcome to the Stan perspective by Stanly Sam. The Podcast is all about human understanding about the ancient history of the books in the Bible and the Idea behind the Origin of the Bible and acts of humankind which generated an Idea of the existence of a mighty being called "The God".


#012 Understanding Protestant, Orthodox, Catholic Old Testament - Differences and Similarities
2021 Jan 018m 48s
The Protestant Bible, the Catholic Bible, and the Eastern Orthodox Bible are not the same book.
#011 Tanakh / Hebrew Bible - Understanding Jewish Sacred Writings
2020 Dec 0111m 15s
Let's Talk about the three sections of the Hebrew Bible  - - Torah, Neviim, and Ketuvim.
#010 Early Indian Biblical Translations
2020 Jul 2916m 11s
For centuries, Bibles in native language were not available, Syrian Bibles were used in few churches in the southern part of India, but now we have Bibles in different Indian Languages. In this episode, I’ll talk about the Early Indian Biblical translations done in our country by some influential Biblical scholars.
#009 Idea Behind Indian Biblical Translations
2020 Jul 1918m 5s
A translation is when you replace each word in the original language with an exact equivalent in the target language. It is possible to translate between Greek and Hebrew, but not English. English requires capital letters at the start of each sentence and other places and punctuation in certain places.  Similarly, the Bible has been translated into different languages. One of those most difficult language translation work was done here in India.
#008 Origin of Bible in India
2020 Jul 1214m 21s
The arrival of Christianity in India comes from the Acts of Thomas and a few more oral traditions recorded on documents in later centuries. This episode is all about the Origin of Biblical teachings in India. Sheds light upon the Syrian Malabar Nasrani people, who represent an ethnic community in Kerala, South India. Their tradition goes back to the beginnings of first-century Christian thought and the seven churches established by St. Thomas the Apostle among the natives and the Jewish diaspora in Kerala. They follow a unique Hebrew-Syriac Christian tradition which includes several Jewish elements along with some Hindu customs. They have a Syriac-Keralite heritage, their culture South Indian, their faith, St. Thomas Christian, and their language, Malayalam. According to the Acts of Thomas, Thomas's first converts in India had been Malabari Jews, who had settled in Kerala since the time of King Solomon of Israel. This episode is prepared after a lot of research done on this particular topic and is made on facts. Not intended to hurt the sentiments of any Individual, Community, Sect, or Religion. This podcast is merely made for Informational/Documentary/Educational Purposes. For further clarifications and information Contact:
#007 Modern Biblical Translations
2020 Jul 048m 34s
The Bible has been translated into many languages from the biblical languages of Hebrew, Aramaic, and Greek. The Latin Vulgate translation was dominant in early Western Christianity through the Middle Ages. Since then, the Bible has been translated into many more languages. English Bible translations also have a rich and varied history of more than a millennium. So, This Episode is a discussion about the early English translations which helped the current modern English bible to take shape.
#006 Ancient New Testament Translations
2020 Jul 045m 59s
This episode is a discussion about the early translations of the second part of the Christian scriptures, The first translations (usually called "versions") of the New Testament were made beginning already at the end of the 2nd century. The earliest versions of the New Testament are the translations into the Syriac, Latin, and Coptic languages. These three versions were made directly from the Greek, later Monks, and Scholars in the early Christian Monasteries Copied it to further earlier translated versions that were retrieved and preserved in Museums and Universities and are frequently cited in the apparatuses of modern critical editions.
#005 Ancient Old Testament Translations
2020 Jul 045m 34s
This episode is a discussion about the early Old Testament translations of the Bible, Some of the first translations of the Hebrew Bible began during the Babylonian exile when Aramaic replaced Hebrew as the common language of the Jews living in and out of Israel. With most people speaking only Aramaic and not understanding Hebrew, the Targums were created to allow the common person to understand the Hebrew Bible as it was read in ancient synagogues. Then Later the Word spread all over the world to the corners in the form of different spoken languages.
#004 Manuscripts/Codex
2020 Jul 047m 40s
This episode is a discussion about the Bible manuscripts/ Codex. Bible manuscripts when compared to other ancient writings, stand-alone as the best-preserved literary works of all antiquity. There are thousands of existing Old Testament manuscripts and fragments copied throughout the Middle East, Mediterranean and European regions that agree phenomenally with each other. In addition, these texts substantially agree with the Septuagint version of the Old Testament, which was translated from Hebrew to Greek sometime during the 3rd century BC. The Dead Sea Scrolls, discovered in Israel in the 1940s and '50s, also provide astounding evidence for the reliability of the ancient transmission of the Jewish Scriptures (Old Testament) in the 1st, 2nd, and 3rd centuries BC.
#003 New Testament & Apocrypha
2020 Jun 275m 55s
This episode will help you to understand the completion of the New testament and the rejection of other 14 books termed as the apocryphal books.