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Re: Can anyone show me why they believe the Bible has been altered, changed, corrupted, etc.? - May 16th 2012, 06:08 AM

Originally Posted by ReluctantPegasister View Post

Extraordinary claims require extraordinary evidence. I may be wrong, but the people you listed weren't writing a "divinely inspired" holy book.
And I'm not arguing the claims in the book. That's a whole 'nother discussion entirely. The point I'm making is that, textually speaking, it should be and arguably is one of the most accurate books (to the original writing) from that time period. I'm talking about the Bible as a historical document, not a holy book. Do I believe it is a holy book? Yes, but we're talking about it's accuracy to its original autographs, not the accuracy of the claims in those autographs.