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What Is the Bible?

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Asked by ABDULLAH, 01 Dec '11 08:21 pm
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Holy and respectable book of Christian Friends
Answered by hitler, 01 Dec '11 08:24 pm

 
  
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Its the holy book of christians and catholics
Answered by rajnikant raiyarela, 01 Dec '11 08:22 pm

 
  
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A love story. Love of God to HIS people
Answered by Sneh, 01 Dec '11 08:31 pm

 
  
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As it happens, "Bible" as a name is not found in the Bible. Nowhere does the Bible name itself as a unit. Actually it is at least 66 separate writings which have been bound as one book. The earlier catalogue of contents that agrees with the present text dates from the fourth century. This indicates that the Bible has no internal claim of unity. Of course, the writings speak of other writings, scriptures and books but not as the unit of today's collection. Almost the last verse in the Bible commands that "nothing should be added to or subtracted from this book." While this has been quoted as a unifying statement, any Christian source will verify that the last book in the Bible was not the last book written. Thus the statement can only apply to this particular small book of the Bible's 66.
Answered by GOD BHAROSE, 01 Dec '11 08:23 pm

 
  
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Holy book for christians as ramayan/gita for hindus
Answered by Ramesh Agarwal, 01 Dec '11 08:22 pm

 
  
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Bible, literally, an authoritative spiritual series of texts.
Answered by Lost Soul, 01 Dec '11 08:34 pm

 
  
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In the Qur'an mention is made of the umm al kitab, or the Mother of the Book (3:7; 13:39; 43:4). Yusuf Ali in his commentary says this refers to "... the original foundation of all revelation, the essence of God's will and law (n. 1864) ... the preserved tablet" (n. 4606). This book is said to be with God. It is variously referred to as the "preserved tablet" (85:22), the "manifest Book" (6:59), the "Book inscribed" (17:58; 52:2-3), the "Book of Allah" (8:75; 18:27), or simply "the Book" (3:37).

From this eternal Book God sends his revelations, via angels, to his prophets. Some of these revelations are recorded, others are not, but sura 13:38 says "for each period is a book (revealed)." Of these books the Qur'an mentions five - the scrolls or suhuf of Abraham (53:36-37, 87:19), the Taurat of Moses, the Psalms of David (Zabur, 4:163; 17:55; 21:105), the Injil of Jesus and the Qur'an.

In this study we are concerned only with the Taurat, the Zabur and the Injil, and what the Qur'an ...more
Answered by jameel ahmed, 02 Dec '11 10:40 am

 
  
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