Monthly Archive: December 2006

Dec 01 2006

The Bible as History-5: Why the Bible was invented

(See part 1, part 2, part 3, and part 4.) If much of the history reportedly recorded in the Bible prior to about 600 BCE is false, why were the stories invented? Why did the ancient scribes make up all this stuff? Daniel Lazare in his March 2002 Harper’s article False Testament points out that …

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