Beliefs and Sources of Authority- The Bible

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The Bible- Interpretations

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The Bible- how different interpretations influence believers.

Fundamentalism- The belief in the Bible as a factual historical record:  miracles are accepted as events that did happen. They reject scientific teachings that contradict the biblical story such as evolution.

Literalism- (extreme fundametalism): a belief that every word of bible is literally true.

Conservative- R.C.C view, belief that each biblical tect should be taken in to historical context when it was written.

Liberal- The view thats the Bible's authors were guided by God, but with human errors, meaning it is not accurate and not to be taken literally.

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