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Why is the bible the base of Christianity if it is NOT factual?

It seems to me (after) reading the bible, that it offers many fictional stories and moral common sence, but little to no facts.

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Anonymous

Asked by Anonymous at 9:46 AM on Nov. 11, 2009 in Religion & Beliefs

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  • Your assumption is wrong--The Bible is factual. It is your opinion that it is fictional. There are many other ancient historians who document the factual content of the Bible. Josepheus is one of them.
    NannyB.

    Answer by NannyB. at 9:50 AM on Nov. 11, 2009

  • who says its not factual?
    thehairnazi

    Answer by thehairnazi at 9:51 AM on Nov. 11, 2009

  • Don't feed the trollz!
    Lexylex

    Answer by Lexylex at 9:55 AM on Nov. 11, 2009

  • Noah's Ark?
    Birth of Jesus
    Garden of Eden
    Moses
    Daniel
    Job
    Snakes walking
    I can go on forever...
    Anonymous

    Answer by Anonymous at 9:56 AM on Nov. 11, 2009

  • Josephus is under scrutiny and is disputed, Nanny. He was born AFTER Jesus died, and was not an eye wittness to anything in the time of Jesus.


    As for historical facts, there are many in the Bible, but as for the basis of the beliefs that stem from them, such as miracles, raising from the dead, Moses, the Ark of the covenant, the crucifixion, the Tower of Babel, God and so on, there is NO Historical basis for fact there.

    IhartU

    Answer by IhartU at 9:57 AM on Nov. 11, 2009

  • No Troll food here....
    WindyTheWidow

    Answer by WindyTheWidow at 10:12 AM on Nov. 11, 2009

  • Drama llama OP in the house!
    kenzie07

    Answer by kenzie07 at 10:14 AM on Nov. 11, 2009

  • The basis of Christianity is Jesus Christ.
    ave.maria.

    Answer by ave.maria. at 10:15 AM on Nov. 11, 2009

  • I'm going to ignore these questions. :)
    mamie2shoes

    Answer by mamie2shoes at 10:15 AM on Nov. 11, 2009

  • I dont see how Christians can try to prove a disputed point in the bible with other bible scriptures. Where is the references that have factual meaning? Where is the documented proof?

    Anonymous

    Answer by Anonymous at 10:16 AM on Nov. 11, 2009

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