1) The Bible is a fable. If you look to the very beginning of the collection of books that make out the Holy Canonic Bible, you get a fairy tale: Two people, one man and one woman, made out of dirt. Then they come alive, because God breathes into them. They have a good time in some garden, but then they go and eat a fruit from a forbidden tree, and they are cursed. The woman has to endure painful child birth, and the man has to work hard all his life to provide for them. It's a fable. It's a good fable, but it is just a fable. It has all the characteristics of a fable: It is a story that explains why life is messed up, and always has been. There's a talking snake in it. There's a magical tree. God comes to visit in the evening. Fable.
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