Biblical scholars do not agree on the number of epistles that Paul wrote; some think he wrote all 13 epistles that have his name on them, while others think he authored only a few of them. The Letter to Hebrews used to be attributed to Paul, but now few scholars believe he is responsible for writing it.Continue Reading
Conservative Bible scholars think Paul wrote Romans, 1 and 2 Corinthians, Galatians, Ephesians, Philippians, Colossians, 1 and 2 Thessalonians, 1 and 2 Timothy, Titus and Philemon.
Others believe that it is only accurate to assign his authorship to Romans, 1 and 2 Corinthians, Philemon, Galatians, Philippians and 1 Thessalonians. They think he may have only written parts or none of the other epistles due to changes in writing style and content.Learn more about The Bible
While not all Biblical scholars agree, the majority contend Moses had two wives. The first, Zipporah, was a Midianite woman, while the second, whose name is unknown, may have been Ethiopian.Full Answer >
Biblical scholars generally agree that the James who wrote the Bible's Epistle of James was Jesus' half-brother. Religious historians believe that James did not follow Jesus during Jesus' time on Earth, but rather became a believer after Jesus' crucifixion and resurrection.Full Answer >
The Gospel of John was written by John himself according to Bible scholars. John is also credited with writing First, Second and Third John, along with the book of Revelation.Full Answer >
Biblical scholars disagree about the circumstances of Saint Luke's death. Most Catholic scholars contend that he either died at the age of 84 in Greece, while many Orthodox scholars assert that he was martyred after the death of Saint Paul.Full Answer >