Map of the Old Testament Land of Canaan
The land of Canaan was an important area because it linked four empires together and has was a land bridge. The land of Canaan was called the Holy Land.
God helped the authors of the bible stories to tell his message God chose to inspire people to write the Bible. Through the Bible we have a better understanding of God and his love for us.
The Bible is not literally true, its different peoples interpretation and understanding of God and his influence on us.
Foundation myth is the creation story. It was a story used thousands of years ago to explain the creation of the world. Now science has proven the creation of the universe.
The New Testament is made up of 4 books or Gospels about the life of Jesus. Many stories in the Gospels are similar but they have a unique view of Jesus.
Mark: When:70AD Writen By: St Mark Whom For: Non Jewish Christians
Matthew: When:70-80AD Writen by: St Matthew Whom For: Christian Jews
Luke: When:80-90Ad Writen By: St Luke Whom For: Greek Christians
John: When:95 AD Writen By: St John Whom For: Christian Jews
Problems with translating the bible from other languages. Stories can be changed or bits added in the oral telling.
Problems that can occur with translations of the bible particularly from different languages are that words do not always translate accurately or words are changed.
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