1. How long has the Bible been in existence?
thousands of years.
2. With all the people who have read and studied the Bible, what is one thing few of them know?
who wrote it.
3. What is the traditional belief about the authorship of the first five books of the Bible?
that Moses wrote them.
4. Why is the authorship of the Bible a comparatively recent field of study?
for centuries the clergy accepted the pat answers.
5. What information comes from knowing who wrote the Bible and when it was written?
what the text meant in the Biblical world itself.
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