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Unformatted text preview: Ambiguities in the Bible The Bible is a guidebook for many religious and non-religious people. Therefore, its content and meaning has great influence in shaping our world. The task becomes more difficult when the Bible has ambiguities in the discussions of its main themes. The majority of the people refer to the Bible in search of answers, however vague or contradictory statements result in confusion. Still, ambiguous interpretations in Bible are beneficial, since they allow debates and arguments, which itself lead to the possibility of emergence of new ideas and even undiscovered and hidden themes. The ambiguities are good since they raise questions and allow each generation of readers to give their own answers. The Bible was written thousands of years ago and if it had been a guidebook or an answer book for those with questions, it would have soon become an anachronism as a result of the...
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