Who wrote the Bible and when was it put in writing? – David Harrisburg, PA
Alex discusses the various perspectives on who wrote the Bible, when and how it was written, and what role God plays in creation of the scriptures.
In order to answer this question, Alex outlines the wide spectrum of belief in the Christian faith. Alex begins with the premise that almost all Christians believe that the Bible is the Word of God. But what that means varies from Christian to Christian.
At the very conservative end of the spectrum, Christians believe that God literally moved the hands of the authors and wrote the text word for word how God wanted it to be. At the very liberal end of the spectrum, Christians believe God had nothing to do with the scriptures.
Alex dissects both of these points of view and discusses what most Christians believe about the authorship of the scriptures.
In the next installment, Alex discusses when the Jewish scriptures were written down how they came to be in their present form. To watch, click here.