Historical validity of Judeo-Christian Scripture

Abstract

The most scrutinized and critiqued book of all human history, the Judeo-Christian Scriptures is clearly unique. Based on the evidence of other human works, it stands out as clearly impressive. The author diversity, the time span, the different locations, the different language it’s been written in, and the meticulous translation it has undergone have, in part, led to it’s massively popular status. It’s apparent survival during attempted eradication’s have failed, and actually had and inverted effect. It’s influence has led to the transformation of not only individuals, but entire nations. The amount of original manuscript sources, the authentication from secular and religious individuals identify the book as a historically accurate. The presence of Jesus in the New Testament is the climax of the 66 canonical books, and has his teaching and life has led to an external religious following of now over 2000 years, and over 3 billion people worldwide. Continue reading

God of the details

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God, who fabricated the universe from mere seed ideas in His infinite mind, inspired men to scribe the 66 canonical books of Judeo-Christian Scripture. In it, timeless moral principles are presented, in addition to history, poetic literature, prophecy and encouraging letters or epistles. But many of the elements of life are not explicitly stated in Scripture. It is as if God left the latter generations in the dark as knowledge of the physical world increased. But perhaps despair need not be so easily arrived at as far as modern occurrences are concerned. Continue reading