Sign in or signup

6,217 active users!!Bandwidth
WEDNESDAY
OCT 18, 2017
Home
NewsSITE
Events & Blogs
New Audio & Video
BroadcastersNew Stuff!
Local & Church Finder
Webcast LIVE NOW!
Sermons by Bible
Sermons by Topic
Sermons by Speaker
Sermons by Date
Staff Picks
CommentsALL -1 hrs
Top Sermons
VideosPDFs
Daily Log
PhotosNew Stuff!
StoresNew Stuff!
Online Bible
Hymnal
Daily Reading
About | 3-Mo Free!
Submit Sermon
Members Only

Breaking News Home | All | Religion | Society | Tech | Choice | Fridays | SA Newsroom
FRONT PAGE  |  10/18/2017
SATURDAY, DEC 1, 2012  |  2 comments  |  1 commentary
Code used by founding father is finally cracked

The obscure book's margins are virtually filled with clusters of curious foreign characters — a mysterious shorthand used by 17th century religious dissident Roger Williams.

For centuries the scribbles went undeciphered. But a team of Brown University students has finally cracked the code.

Mason-Brown was able to translate scattered fragments, and the students determined there were three separate sections of notes. Two are Williams' writings on other books, a 17th century historical geography and a medical text. The third — and most intriguing — is 20 pages of Williams' original thoughts on one of the major theological issues of the day: infant baptism.

Williams also weighed in on the conversion of Native Americans, implying it was being achieved through treachery and coercion, said Linford Fisher, a history professor at Brown who has been working with Mason-Brown. ...


CLICK HERE to Read Entire Article
news.yahoo.com

|  FOCUS  |  Audio commentaries on this news item | more..
Roger Williams Code Cracked • 330+
William J. Sturm | Berean Baptist Church
Play! | RSS

   03/14/15  |  Another One Bites the Dust • 3 comments
   03/11/15  |  God Doesn't Want Matt Chandler to be Your Pastor • 21 comments
   01/08/14  |  Christian Post: Warning, this article may offend many Christians • 93 comments
   01/01/14  |  Michelle Obama praises lesbian TV anchor • 18 comments
   12/29/13  |  U.S. Slams 'Conservative Gender Norms' • 377 comments
MORE RELATED ( ) NEWS | MORE..
   10/14/17  |  Trump administration officially defines life as beginning at... • 39 comments
   10/14/17  |  Trump: 'In America, we don't worship government, we worship God' • 12 comments
   10/13/17  |  SermonAudio Tip: Amazon Echo .. Alexa, Play SermonAudio! • 3 comments
   10/11/17  |  SermonAudio Tip: Live Video Webcasting with Wide Platform...
   10/10/17  |  Apple's head of design says some people 'misuse' iPhones • 6 comments
OTHER CHOICE NEWS | MORE..
   10/13/17  |  Feedback Friday for 10-13-17 • 1 comments
   10/13/17  |  SermonAudio Tip: Amazon Echo .. Alexa, Play SermonAudio! • 3 comments
   10/11/17  |  SermonAudio Tip: Live Video Webcasting with Wide Platform...
   10/06/17  |  Feedback Friday for 10-06-17
   10/05/17  |  SermonAudio Tip: Christmas Book Outreach Project • 27 comments
MORE SPECIAL | MORE..
   10/18/17  |  Study: Young Bible readers more likely to be faithful adults • 12 comments
   10/18/17  |  TV is Coarsening America's Kids • 6 comments
   10/18/17  |  Abortionist Caught with Aborted Baby Parts in His Car Pleads ‘No... • 2 comments
   10/18/17  |  California Becomes First State to Recognize ‘Non-Binary’ Gender • 5 comments
   10/18/17  |  Has the New Museum of the Bible Left Jesus Out? • 4 comments
OTHER RECENT NEWS | MORE..
COMMENTS | show all | add new  
    Sorting Order:  
· Page 1 ·  Found: 2 user comment(s)
News Item12/1/12 7:04 PM
Unprofitable Servant | Georgia  Find all comments by Unprofitable Servant
I.M. Wright wrote:
I'm thankful they finally cracked this code.
I noticed these scribbles in my own copy of Roger Williams' works and wondered what they meant. I can't count the number of sleepless nights I've passed, wondering if anyone out there was working on it!
Now I can't wait for their best-selling book to come out, "THe RW Code-Broken at Last." I wonder if they used the same system used by Dan Brown and others of the Bible code group.
Or maybe they will move on to the US Constitution and Declaration of Independence to find the Secret Code hidden there.
Glad you can finally get some much needed rest!! Don't let the anticipation of the upcoming book rob of anymore shut eye
2

News Item12/1/12 4:47 PM
I.M. Wright | Beulah Land  Find all comments by I.M. Wright
I'm thankful they finally cracked this code.
I noticed these scribbles in my own copy of Roger Williams' works and wondered what they meant. I can't count the number of sleepless nights I've passed, wondering if anyone out there was working on it!
Now I can't wait for their best-selling book to come out, "THe RW Code-Broken at Last." I wonder if they used the same system used by Dan Brown and others of the Bible code group.
Or maybe they will move on to the US Constitution and Declaration of Independence to find the Secret Code hidden there.
1
There are a total of 2 user comments displayed | add new comment |Subscribe to these comments
Last PostTotal
Whatever Became of Repentance?
kev from us: "hey christopher i'm not sure the part you are talking about. i think..."
-1 hrs 111 
Study: Young Bible readers more likely to be faithful adults
unprofitable servant from tn: "using the quote cited bybjohn uk one would say of..."
-2 hrs 12 
Death toll in Northern California fires reach 40
jim lincoln from nebraska: " abc news radio a storm system is expected to move..."
-2 hrs 



Dr. Andy Bloom
I'm Tired

Hebrews 12:1-4
Sunday - AM
Central Baptist Church
Play! | MP4 | RSS


Dr. Peter Masters
Transformation Process

1 Thessalonians
Metropolitan Tabernacle
Video!Play! | MP4

Kevin Swanson
Why Effeminacy is Shameful

Interview with Tim Bayly
Generations Radio
Play! | MP3

Sponsor:
Digital Mission Display

55" Touch Display & Miss­ions Softw­are Conn­ect­ing Churches to Miss­ion­ar­ies!
missiondisplay.com

Sermon:
A Tour Of Hell
E. A. Johnston

SPONSOR | 6,800+

SPONSOR




                   
Christ keeps no servants only to wear a livery. ... William Jenkyn

Gospel of John
Cities | Local | Personal


MOBILE
iPhone + iPad
Church App
Watch
Android
Church App
Kindle + Nook
Wear
Chromecast TV
Apple TV
ROKU TV
Amazon Fire TV New!
Amazon Echo New!
Kindle Reader


HELP
Knowledgebase
Broadcasters
Listeners
Q&A
Uploading Sermons
Uploading Videos
Webcasting
Tips & Tricks
YouTube Screencasts

FOLLOW
Weekly Newsletter
Staff Picks Feed
SA Newsroom New!
RSS | Twitter | Facebook
SERVICES | ALL
Church Finder | Info
Sermon Player
Mobile & Apps
Podcasting | Videos
Live Webcasting
Events Support
Transcription | PowerClips
Billboards New!
Business Cards
SOLO | MINI | Domain
Favorites | QR Codes
Online Donations
24x7 Radio Stream

INTEGRATION
Embed Codes
Goodies
WordPress
Twitter
Facebook
Logos | e-Sword | BW
JSON API

BATCH
Transfer Agent
Protected Podcasts
Auto-Upload Sermons
Upload via FTP
Upload via Dropbox
Picasa
ABOUT US
The largest and most trusted library of audio sermons from conservative churches and ministries worldwide.

Our Services | Articles of Faith
Broadcast With Us
Advertising | Local Ads
CONTACT
info@sermonaudio.com
Support Us | Feedback Fridays | Stories