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The Catholics view on the authority of the bible
They believe that through the gift of the Holy Spirit, God inspired the people who wrote the books. However the church has more authority over the bible and has the power to interpret and define its words.
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The Literalist view on the authority of the bible
Some Christians will say that every word in the Bible is absolutely true eg.Jesus really did walk on water, many literalist refuse to believe in scientific theories like evolution, they believe the bible has verbal inerrancy and that there's no error
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The Liberal view on the authority of the bible
They believe the bible rocords experiences of people seeking after God in a different time and cultural setting but it can be applied to modern life. Also spiritual truths can be learnt from the bible and its stories can be helpful to understand God.
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The Conservative view on the authority of the bible
Many believe that the Bible was inspired by God and not dictated, except human error in bible and agree some elements are outdated such as exceptance of slavery. Think of it as useful historical text.
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The Secular view on the authority of the bible
Many find the bibles moral teachings valuable, they see Jesus as an inspirational humanbeing but not the son of God. Atheists believe supernatural elements of the bible make people gulable and limits 'spiritual enquirery' and quest for knowledge.
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Some Christians will say that every word in the Bible is absolutely true eg.Jesus really did walk on water, many literalist refuse to believe in scientific theories like evolution, they believe the bible has verbal inerrancy and that there's no error

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The Literalist view on the authority of the bible

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They believe the bible rocords experiences of people seeking after God in a different time and cultural setting but it can be applied to modern life. Also spiritual truths can be learnt from the bible and its stories can be helpful to understand God.

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Many believe that the Bible was inspired by God and not dictated, except human error in bible and agree some elements are outdated such as exceptance of slavery. Think of it as useful historical text.

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Many find the bibles moral teachings valuable, they see Jesus as an inspirational humanbeing but not the son of God. Atheists believe supernatural elements of the bible make people gulable and limits 'spiritual enquirery' and quest for knowledge.

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