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'The Bible was written centuries ago. Christians today really cannot use it as a guide for living'- Do you agree? - Show more than one point of view

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3. 'The Bible was written centuries ago. Christians today really cannot use it as a guide for living'- Do you agree? - Show more than one point of view. (250 -375) The source 'The Bible was written centuries ago. Christians today really cannot use it as a guide for living' would be agreed by many people in today's modern society for several reasons, but from a none Christian response, as the Bible is an essential source of information and teachings for Christians (as explained in question one). ...read more.

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and other religious and moral life issues, for example third world issues. Jesus taught that Christians should help people in need, including the starving, as can be seen in the Bible within 'The Parable of the Rich Fool (Luke 12:13-21)', which still applies today and so is a part of the Bible that is guide for Christians living nowadays. Another of many parts of the Bible which can still be used as a guide for living for Christians is that of 'The Golden Rule (Luke 6:31). ...read more.

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knew nothing about nuclear weapons, surrogate mothers, test tube babies etc. Very generally, Christians would say that the essential teachings of the Bible are relevant to people today, whether it be a strong Fundamentalist view (as above) or a more realistic liberal view, as many Christians combine a conservative view with the liberal ones. Human nature does not change and the teachings in the Bible are eternal. These teachings about love, mercy, forgiveness, and justice etc are just as relevant as they were 2000 years ago and therefore I disagree with the source as Christians can still use the Bible as a guide for living. SCOTT COLEY - GCSE RE COURSEWORK ...read more.

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