The most controversial book of the Bible is Genesis, especially the first eleven chapters. Those chapters speak of the creation of the universe, the fall of man into sin, the world-wide flood of Noah, and the language-altering event at Babel. There is much evidence that these events are historically accurate.
During his presentation, McDowell revealed the extensive techniques used by scribes to make sure the Bible we hold in our hands today is the most historically accurate document in history. While many assume the Bible is full of copying errors because of the proverbial "telephone game," the historic reality is quite the opposite.
Is the Bible a historically dependable book? If not, why should one trust it in redemptive matters? The fact is, however, the Scriptures have been demonstrated to be trustworthy in countless details. This week's Question/Answer briefly addresses this issue.
The Bible is a book of accurate history. Contrary to what Mr. Russell had to say, there is evidence outside the Bible that proves the reality of its history. However, we hear very little about this evidence.
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See, every historical fact is followed or caused by something God had done. I'm not sure if the Bible is the most historically accurate book. It was written by a lot of various authors that could have been historians as well as priests or prophets, so I guess?
For most of its history Israel was not a very important kingdom/empire and the great civilizations of the time would not have any reason to mention Israel. And of course, almost all of the Bible concerns Israel. I am not here going to present the evidence for the historical accuracy of the Bible.
Fact—The New Testament is the Most Historically Accurate Book Ever Written. by : ... of scholarship came a built-in prejudice about the supposed inaccuracy of the Bible (especially the book of Acts). Ramsay noted: “…[A]bout 1880 to 1890 the book of the Acts was regarded as the weakest part of the New Testament. ... Bible lands with an ...
“much of the Bible, in particular the historical books of the old testament, are as accurate historical documents as any that we have from antiquity and are in fact more accurate than many of the Egyptian, Mesopotamian, or Greek histories. These Biblical records can be and are used as are other ancient documents in archeological work.
Introduction to Historical Proofs of the Bible. The Bible is essentially a religious history. Even those who wrote the Bible made it clear it was not a secular history, even though secular events are referred to. It is a book about God and his relationship with man. That cannot be proven or dis-proven logically. It is a spiritual matter. However, people and events mentioned in the Bible can be ...