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Many people have been taught not to question the Bible.  They fear that if you pull one loose thread, the whole thing will unravel like a cheap suit.  Ultimately, the Bible is a book of faith, not history, biology, biography, science, or even philosophy.  The questions I pose may be an affront to people who still believe that the Bible is the unquestionable “Word of God.”  But for centuries, scholars and thinkers, many of them devout believers, have been raising legitimate doubts about the Bible.  People of faith shouldn’t fear these inquiries.  How strong is a faith that can’t stand up to a few honest questions?
    —    Kenneth C. Davis
From the introduction to his book:  “Don’t Know Much About The Bible
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