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The Bible, History, and Apologetics

James Barr

in History and Ideology in the Old Testament

Published in print May 2000 | ISBN: 9780198269878
Published online November 2003 | e-ISBN: 9780191600401 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/0198269870.003.0001
 The Bible, History, and Apologetics

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The appeal to history has been a traditional element in Christian apologetics; Christianity has been said to be ‘an historical religion’. But the historical character of the Bible has continued to create problems for many, and to have an effect on thinking about medical, social, and other universal questions.

Keywords: dead sea scrolls; Jesus seminar

Chapter.  6212 words. 

Subjects: Biblical Studies

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