Historicity of the Bible  

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Many fields of study compare the Bible and history, ranging from archeology and astronomy to linguistics and comparative literature. Studying the Bible may provide insight into ancient and modern culture, mythology, and morality. Scholars also examine the historical context of Bible passages, the importance ascribed to events by the authors, and the contrast between the descriptions of these events and historical evidence. Historical analysis of the Bible includes historicity of the Bible, whether the Bible is an accurate history of ancient Israel and Judah.

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Historical accuracy of biblical stories

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