From: Jay Willingham (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Date: Thu Sep 11 2003 - 12:10:34 EDT
From a legal standpoint, looking at proving the Bible as a document does
indicate its textual reliability to be far beyond documents even 1,500 years
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From: "Debbie Mann" <email@example.com>
To: "Asa" <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Sent: Thursday, September 11, 2003 11:56 AM
Subject: The Bible
> It is my understanding that when measured on the godly scale of
> the Bible flunks as does everything else on this planet. However, when
> measured against all other historical documents, the Bible's score is so
> high as to be considered a statistical outlier - or curve breaker.
> I read in The Case for Christ that the New Testament scores above a 99%.
> This is because the books were written while witnesses were still living,
> they were widely circulated, extant copies exist from within a couple of
> centuries of the originals, copies from relatively large distances agree
> closely and there is corraborating evidence through other archeological
> My understanding of the Old Testament is that the evidence is not so
> however, again, the score for these books would be curve breakers.
> Debbie Mann, P.E.
> Debbie Mann Consulting
> (765) 477-1776
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