When I was looking up laws and sins according to the Old and New Testaments in the Christian Bible, I found an interesting article that appeared on CNN.com yesterday.
The article is about a renowned Bible scholar, Bart D. Ehrman, who has written a book entitled Forged, which explores the New Testament writings, of which the author claims, at least half were forged.
Here is the article to which I am referring. I'm sure there are more written about the author, his book, and critiques of it, but I'll leave that to you to research.
Would it matter to you if these books were forged? If they were forged because of political motives, or forged any other reason, would it make a difference? What does it say about the Bible being the inerrant word of God if these books were, in fact, forged?Answer Question
Answer by emmyandlisa at 6:27 PM on May. 15, 2011
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Answer by older at 6:53 PM on May. 15, 2011
To me it makes no difference. I think the Bible should be studied in context of cultural and historical influences going on at the time so this would include reasons for writing it in the first place.
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