Judaism, Christianity, and Islam
Bible comes from the Greek word ______ which means _______.
biblia, "a collection of writings"
first 5 books of the bible; largely connected to law but still has accounts of the world's creation
contains historical accounts/writings of prophets
contains poetry, short stories, religious dialogues
Who wrote the bible?
The bible's authorship is a question that has intrigued people over centuries. No one knows.
mercy of a single God
covenant, or solemn agreement-- which God entered with the Hebrew people
tendency for humans to stray from a right or MORAL path
...but also forgiveness from God
stories in which writers present themes that can be interpreted as life lessons VERY COMMON IN WORLD LITERATURE!!!