Names and titles of God in the New Testament

Nomina sacra ( for Ίησοῦ, Jesus, and for Θεοῦ, God) in John 1:35–37 in the 4th-century Codex Vaticanus

In contrast to the variety of absolute or personal names of God in the Old Testament, the New Testament uses only two, according to the International Standard Bible Encyclopaedia.

- Names and titles of God in the New Testament

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Most prominent early gospel harmony, and was created by Tatian, an Assyrian early Christian apologist and ascetic.

Arabic Diatessaron, translated by Abul Faraj al-Tayyib from Syriac to Arabic, 11th century
Tatian was a pupil of 2nd-century Christian convert, apologist, and philosopher Justin Martyr

Pavlos D. Vasileiadis reports that "Shedinger proposed that the Syriac Diatessaron, composed some time after the middle of the second century CE, may provide additional confirmation of Howard’s hypothesis (Tatian and the Jewish Scriptures, 136–140). Additionally, within the Syriac Peshitta is discernible the distinction between κύριος rendered as ܐܳܪܝܳܡ (marya, which means "lord" and refers to the God as signified by the Tetragrammaton; see Lu 1:32) and ܢܰܪܳܡ (maran, a more generic term for "lord"; see Joh 21:7)."

New World Translation of the Holy Scriptures

Translation of the Bible published by the Watch Tower Bible and Tract Society.

A diskette edition of the NWT released in 1993

Metzger said there were a number of "indefensible" characteristics of the translation, including its use of "Jehovah" in the New Testament.

Medieval aesthetics

Medieval aesthetics refers to the general philosophy of beauty during the Medieval period.

St Augustine, c. 1645–1650, by Philippe de Champaigne.
St Thomas Aquinas, 1476, by Carlo Crivelli.
Robert Grosseteste whose work influenced Medieval thought on proportion and light.

This treatment also involved the important step of using 'Beauty' as a divine name.