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Why do Christians believe in the Bible?
Is it possible that a 2000-year-old book could be relevant to people today? Christians hold up...

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The ministries in the Community organize information into 'topics' to help you find what you're looking for. Learn more

The history of the Bible (an interactive timeline).
The Bible was not written in one specific year or in a single location. The Bible is a collection of writings, and the earliest ones were set down nearly 3500 years ago. Flash content.

Handbook for Personal Bible Study: Dr. William W. Klein
Enriching Your Experience with God's Word. Make Bible study a lifetime practice. Well organized and fully indexed, it covers, the history of the Bible, interpreting the Bible, methods of Bible study .

Why do some Bibles have a section called the Apocrypha?
During the period between the completion of the Old Testament and the first writings included in the New Testament (i.e. the period between 450 BC and 50 AD), many essays, psalms and historical accounts circulated throughout the synagogues and early churches.

Dead Sea Scrolls
In 1947 in an obscure cave west of the Dead Sea, Bedouin shepherds discovered some scrolls carefully placed in ten tall jars. They did not know what they had come upon, but they sold the scrolls to a nearby dealer.

Are The Gospels We Have Close To the Originals?
How can we be sure that the Bible has been faithfully copied over the last 2,000 years? Do we even know what the authors originally wrote? The article describes the ancient manuscripts which have survived in order to determine if we can trust the New Testament we have today.

Were the Gospel Accounts Just Myths or Fables?
It is sometimes said by non-Christians that the four Gospels are nothing more than a myth or a fable. This article takes a close look at the author's intentions. What did the authors say about their own work, and what clues can we gain from looking at their work, as well as their personal lives?

Evidence for Jesus Outside the Bible
This article examines the evidence for Jesus Christ which exists in ancient Jewish and Roman historical texts.

Could The Gospel Accounts be Accurate?
Could the Gospels be telling the truth? Did the authors have first hand knowledge and were the Gospels written soon enough after the events? This article examines the Gospels' authors and time lines to determine if the Gospels could possibly be an accurate portrayal of the life of Jesus Christ

Why are there so many versions of the English Bible? Which is the best one?
Would you believe that there are literally hundreds of different translations of the Bible into English? For many people this huge variety is totally confusing and they just don't know which Bible to choose. How did we get into this situation anyway?

How were the Books of the Bible chosen?
The 39 books of the Old Testament form the Bible of Judaism, while the Christian Bible includes those books and also the 27 books of the New Testament. This list of books included in the Bible is known as the canon.