Different way of using the Bible

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  • Different ways of using the Bible
    • Some Christians beliebe that the Bible was written by humans inspired by God.
      • It has moral decision making of its attitudes reflected on social situations at the time of the writers.
        • It needs to be interpreted for the modern knowledge.
    • Catholic view
      • Some christians believe that although the bible is the absolute word of God, it need to be interpreted.
        • The church has the authority to do this.
          • The Pope has the authority to interpret the Bible.
    • Some believe that the Bible is the absolute word of God and cannot ever be changed
      • The Literalist view: they believe that the church or any other group of people have no right to reinterpret the Bible
        • They accept the Genesis story as a factual and historical account of the beginning of the world

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