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    The Bible

    Similar posted elsewhere but don't know how to move it. The Bible is not a history book but a religious book though it does contain some history. There are 2 creation stories, 2 Noah stories. There are contradictions that only a great deal of creative dancing can reconcile. One has to ask how did Judas Iscariot die? It tellls us he died in two different ways. That was quite a feat. How do we explain these.

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    Re: The Bible

    Quote Originally Posted by Ted View Post
    Similar posted elsewhere but don't know how to move it. The Bible is not a history book but a religious book though it does contain some history. There are 2 creation stories, 2 Noah stories. There are contradictions that only a great deal of creative dancing can reconcile. One has to ask how did Judas Iscariot die? It tellls us he died in two different ways. That was quite a feat. How do we explain these.
    Don't try you will go insane just accept what is in it and don;t treat it as gospel.

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    Re: The Bible

    Quote Originally Posted by gmc View Post
    Don't try you will go insane just accept what is in it and don;t treat it as gospel.

    You're so cute gmc!

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    In my view there is simple solution. Lets find some them.

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    Re: The Bible

    Quote Originally Posted by Ted View Post
    In my view there is simple solution. Lets find some them.
    The simple solution is to accept it as a fascinating collection of stories from the days of the Bronze and Iron ages. Not unlike the Mythologies of Greeks, and Norse cultures.
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    Re: The Bible

    The Bible contains much wisdom. Whether old or modern wisdom is wisdom.

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    Re: The Bible

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    Quote Originally Posted by Ted View Post
    The Bible contains much wisdom. Whether old or modern wisdom is wisdom.
    Other than the Golden Rule, which is not a new Christian concept, what wisdom can you point to for us in scriptures?

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