Presentation on theme: "Christian. What is the purpose of the Bible? What is the Bible?"— Presentation transcript:
What is the purpose of the Bible? What is the Bible?
Is the Bible reliable as an historical document? Start with Part 1, and continue to Part 2, etc
The Bibliographical Tests: The Way to Test All Historical Documents How close in age are the existing manuscripts to the original manuscripts –This answers the question: Is what we have today what was originally written down? How accurate is the historical information? –This answers the question: Was what was written down; true? How many extant copies are in existence? –This answers the question: Can one existing manuscript be checked with another?