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As noted in the OP, this is a very extensive subject. I'll offer a very high-level overview of key points, and then drill down specifically on one example. Scriptural teachings The most well-known passages that form the basis of Latter-day Saint teachings on imperfections in the Bible are: ...because of the many plain and precious things which have been ...


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"the modern Bibles are bounded (sic) to have contradictions because of copyist errors and translation errors." The premise of the question is insubstantial. I am assuming the question speaks of the Greek scripture only and that the OP accepts the veracity of the Hebrew scripture due to the meticulous way in which the Hebrew scribes kept the ...


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The Latter Day Saints Article of Faith No. 1:8 states that, “We believe the Bible to be the word of God as far as it is translated correctly; we also believe the Book of Mormon to be the word of God.” This means that the LDS church does not consider the Bible to be as accurately translated as is their Book of Mormon, for they attach no such proviso to it as ...


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"What are the most challenging objections . . . ? " After over half a century of reading and studying and meditating on the holy scriptures (Genesis to Revelation, 66 books, TR/KJV/YLT/EGNT)(1) I do not find any objection to the inspiration of scripture to have any weight whatsoever. None of the arguments, to me, can be called 'challenging' in the ...


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It is unarguable that no autographs of either the Hebrew, or the Greek scriptures have been discovered. Those, however, contain only written words, but this question invokes Matthew 24:35, which covers all the spoken words of Jesus, not just the few words written down by some of those who spent years with him. As the apostle John pointed out in his gospel ...


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There are a number of practical reasons why the original texts - the very first copies that were written down by the original bible writers - would not have survived, as well as some scriptural reasons why they perhaps didn't need to. Hebrews 4:12 says that "the word of God is alive and active", so God's word is not confined to the page. Your cited ...


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There are three most challenging objections to the divine (God-authored) inspiration of the Bible; one is science, one is contradictions, and one is it lacks in totality. Science The well known Biblical claim of a 6-day (presumably 24-hours per day) appears untenable given fossils, the age of the universe, etc. Another is the sun and moon standing still. ...


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