The Bible is not a compilation of "adapted pagan tales." Quite the reverse. All of your pagan tales have ridiculous exaggerations, a near fairy tale flavor. (Gilgamesh Epic for example)
The Biblical accounts are the REAL story, and are embedded in real human history, the people of the Bible actually existed. The pagan tales are the distorted word of mouth from generation to generation. I think your unbelief is apparent in your statement.
For myself I am quite confident that God has the power and foresight to make sure the REAL story was made available to man, to those that seek. To you the Bible appears to be just another account among many, half myth, half allegory.
Why even bother with believing in God if you faith is so half-assed? Why not just be another mediocre intellectual, preening and displaying your "superior intellect"? Why bother with all of this? Either God is who He says He is, or it is all a lie. Get off the fence my friend.
posted on 12/02/2004 3:02:27 PM PST
"The Bible is not a compilation of "adapted pagan tales." Quite the reverse. All of your pagan tales have ridiculous exaggerations, a near fairy tale flavor. (Gilgamesh Epic for example)"
There you go again! I didn't say the Bible is a compilation of adapted pagan tales. I said Adam and Eve were adapted from a know earlier pagan tale.
Why bother believing in God if you don't think he has enough power to create evolution?
posted on 12/02/2004 3:22:27 PM PST
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