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Drop Box 1 When studying religion of any kind, one cannot help but have questions or be skeptical of one or many different ideas or aspects of certain religious convictions. Since the beginning of this class I have developed a few questions of my own including the issue of repetition of stories in the Christian Bible. I have always been taught that the Bible is pretty straightforward and that it is the “word of the Lord”, but I have now realized that there are two different stories relating to the creation of the planet, two accounts of Noah and the great flood, and two versions of the story regarding Abraham and his wife’s encounter with the Pharaoh. I realize that many different people wrote the Bible, but I do not really understand why these stories were repeated in the final version of the book with so many significant differences. Along with these reoccurring stories, I also do not fully understand the concept of the Apocrypha. From what I understand, the Apocrypha is an isolated section of the protestant Bible that includes the poetical wisdom, Prophets, and Malachi portions of the Roman Catholic Bible. The problem that
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This note was uploaded on 04/14/2008 for the course RELI 10033 taught by Professor Low during the Fall '07 term at TCU.

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