1.3.2 INTERPRETATIONS OF THE BIBLE 

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  • INTERPRETATIONS OF THE BIBLE
    • PROTESTANTS
      • The Bible is the direct word of God, no mediator is required.
      • They use the Bible to guide their everyday lives.
    • CATHOLICS
      • They agree with Liberals and Fundamentalists.
      • The bible is 'inspired' by God.
      • The Gospels are believed to be completely true.
      • They believe in APOLISTIC TRADITION.
        • Oral teachings by the apostles which help put the Bible into context.
    • LIBERALS
      • The Bible is 'inspired' by God.
      • The Bible is human words.The teachings inspire people to reflect.
      • Certain things move their spirit to feel a certain way and influence the work they complete.
    • FUNDAMENTALISTS
      • Everything said in the Bible about history and science is correct.
      • They believe Adam and Eve existed just as the Bible said, and there was a big flood.
      • Everything in the Bible is literally the word of God and so has no errors.

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