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Bible as Literature Natalie Simons September 12, 2010 In this specific paragraph in the book, Bible as Literature, the authors conclude the chapter by pointing out a difference in the theory and the practice of using the Bible. In theory, because the Bible is throughout the word of God, it should be consistent in all parts. The authors’ perspective is that in practice, the multiplicity and variety of the Bible’s collection of writings allows it to be used by many different people, for many unique religious arguments. I agree with this assertion by the authors because first, the Bible is a collection of writings written by many different authors, all with different points of view. Second, these writings originated from a wide range of time periods, all having historical influence within them. Finally, Biblical interpretation is personal to the reader and is different from one person to the next. The Bible itself is a collection of writings from multiple authors, each of them with their
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This note was uploaded on 12/12/2010 for the course ACCT 307 taught by Professor Murray during the Spring '10 term at Central Texas College.

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