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dtaylor971
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Hulk7680
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The Bible is Imperfect

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dtaylor971
Voting Style: Open Point System: 7 Point
Started: 1/9/2014 Category: Religion
Updated: 3 years ago Status: Post Voting Period
Viewed: 518 times Debate No: 43624
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dtaylor971

Pro

First round for acceptance means only. (Heh, I sound like a scholar.) However, some ground rules:

My BOP will be that the Bible is imperfect, meaning that is has contradictions, spelling errors, grammar errors, etc.

My opponent's BOP will be that the Bible is absolutely perfect.

Structure:

Round 1: Acceptance
Round 2: ARGUMENTS ONLY
Round 3: REBUTTALS ONLY
Round 4: POLISHING UP ONLY (no new arguments and/or rebuttals allowed.)

Rules:

Plagiarism not allowed
Forfeiture not allowed
Swearing not allowed
Spamming not allowed
Trolling not allowed
Breaking structure of debate is not allowed.
Personal attacks are not allowed.

Violating ANY one of these rules results in a full loss of ALL seven points.

By accepting, these points will go unargued, and you agree to everything above. Good luck to the opposition.
Hulk7680

Con

Well of course it has those errors but back when it was written that was perfect grammar. It is the most perfect book in he world. With nearly 1,400 Christians responding to the survey, an overwhelming 86% said that they believe the Bible is perfect. One responded cited 2 Timothy 3:16-17: "All scripture is given by inspiration of God, and is profitable for doctrine, for reproof, for correction, for instruction in righteousness: That the man of God may be perfect, thoroughly furnished unto all good works." Most in this group believe the Bible to be perfect because God is its author and He inspired the original writers through the Holy Spirit. "Of course it's perfect, because the Bible is the inspired Word of God, and God doesn't make mistakes." "It is the inspired Word of God written by men guided by the Holy Spirit." Some used more scientific reasoning to prove the accuracy of the Bible. "Archaeology and history continue to produce findings that confirm and support the Bible."
Debate Round No. 1
dtaylor971

Pro

Structure:

Round 1: Acceptance

Rule:

Breaking structure of debate is not allowed.


Consequence:

Violating ANY one of these rules results in a full loss of ALL seven points.

You lose all seven points for adding arguments in the first round.
Hulk7680

Con

Hulk7680 forfeited this round.
Debate Round No. 2
dtaylor971

Pro

I urge a pro vote. Thank you.
Hulk7680

Con

Hulk7680 forfeited this round.
Debate Round No. 3
dtaylor971

Pro

Full forfeit.
Hulk7680

Con

Hulk7680 forfeited this round.
Debate Round No. 4
3 comments have been posted on this debate. Showing 1 through 3 records.
Posted by Ma555 3 years ago
Ma555
The bible is perfect because it is God's word just how he wanted it.
Posted by abelsmack 3 years ago
abelsmack
I could do a number just with the contradictions within the NT and the resurrection account alone. I don't think translation is as big problem as editing was.
Posted by Ragnar 3 years ago
Ragnar
If anyone actually wants to take this trap, keep in mind that it's a collection of books which are translated... An imperfect translation, isn't the same as an imperfect book (granted I hope a perfect book is defined with an example).
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Vote Placed by yay842 3 years ago
yay842
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