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That the Bible originated in the mind of God makes it not only unique among all books, it is unique among all the treasures on earth. President Abraham Lincoln appropriately referred to the Bible a...
The first response should be a definition of mythology and one of allegory. The Bible is made up of an old and a new Testament. Most of these answers refer to the New Testament, which indeed describes true events, thus it is comprised of various perspectives from authors that lived within 100 years of the events or during the actual time. If anything it is a history. The Old Testament lays out creation and many events that cannot be explained scientifically along an abbreviated timeline. Many discount the entire Bible because the timeline is wrong (the Earth is older than 6,000 years), BUT this does NOT make the Old Testament mythology, it makes it allegorical and in no way means its contents did not happen.
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