Here are “the beginnings of an answer” to that important question by Dr. Matthew S. Harmon. Perhaps most valuable are the extensive footnotes that provide direction for much deeper research.
Assaults on the Bible are nothing new, but there seems to be a new twist over the past decade. Two objections against the Bible have become more prominent. The first charge is that the various books in our Bible were chosen hundreds of years after they were written, and the choice was made by shady church leaders with ulterior motives. The second charge is that we cannot trust our Bibles because what we have is not really what the authors actually wrote.
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