THE CREATION OF THE WORLD
The bibletells us that God created the world and man in His image and likeness, he created the world in 6 days and on the seventh day he rested, I separate the water from the earth, light from darkeness, I thinkall kinds of planets and animals terrestrial, marine, air…
To create the man he took clay and breath of life, and God saw that man neede a partner he slept in a deep sleep and taken from him a rib tocreate woman, they would be the first humans to inhabit the land and their subsequent ancestors.
IS THE BIBLE RELIABLE?
The more copies you have will be safer to restore the original, and if thetime interval between the original and last copy is small then it reduces the possibility of distortion. Here are some examples of ancient literature:
DATE AUTHOR EARLIER WRITINGS TIME LAPSE #COPYPlato (Tetralogy) 100-44 B.C. 900 A.D. 1000 years 10
Herodotus (History) 480 B.C 900 A.D. 1300 years 9
Tacitus (Annals) 100 B.C 1100 A.D. 1000 years 20
Thucydides (History) 460-400 B.C 900 A.D. 1300years 8
Aristotle 384-322 B.C. 1100 A.D. 1400 years 5
Aristotle wrote his Poetics about 343a. of J.A. But the oldest copy we have of it dates from 1100 A.D. of J.D. That means that between theoriginal and the copy was a period of 1400 years. And there are only five manuscripst this work. Nobody ever questioned the realiability of the works of Aristotle.
When we got the authority of NewTestament manuscripst as far as concerns the abundance of materiañ almost disconcerting. Today there are over 20,000 copies of New Testament manuscripts.
In the Iliad, for example, there are only 643...