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Old 05-21-2009, 11:00 AM   #72
Achilles
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Okay, the people who wrote the Bible are not anonymous. They say who they are.
(with the exception of Paul's letters and arguably G. John.)

Really? Where?

Where in any of the gospels does it read "And Jesus said to me, 'hey Luke (Mark/Matthew/John), __________________" ?

The gospels are unsigned. They are commonly attributed to men named "Luke", "Matthew", and "Mark", however it could've been any one.

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You've never read the Bible, have you? I would suggest reading it, then coming back to this thread and tell me what you think. Anyways, you tell me where in the Bible it contradicts itself. Tell me one place. Just one place. You can tell me more if you would like but I only need one.
How about a whole website full?

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Here is one example of how historically accurate the Bible is:

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By this same reasoning, the discovery of Troy confirms the events of the Iliad and is evidence that the Grecian pantheon of gods and goddesses really exist. Or to borrow from an earlier analogy, the confirmation of the city of London shows that there really was a boy wizard named "Harry".

Authors use actual people/places in fictional works all the time. That doesn't make them "historically accurate"
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