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The bible vs the comic book

  1. mischeviousme profile image60
    mischeviousmeposted 4 years ago

    What's the difference, why would either ever be taken seriously?

    1. pisean282311 profile image58
      pisean282311posted 4 years ago in reply to this

      u r insulting my faith...i believe super man is savior of the world...

      1. mischeviousme profile image60
        mischeviousmeposted 4 years ago in reply to this

        lol I was waiting for a good reply... You just made my morning. thanks...

    2. sunkentreasure profile image67
      sunkentreasureposted 4 years ago in reply to this

      The Bible is the only book

      where the Author is present every time we read it!

      Be thankful for each day God gives you

      because every breath is a miracle.

      When you pray, God sends angels.

      Remember…God's mighty power

      is only a prayer away!

      When you look at the world

      through eyes of love

      you will see God's intelligence everywhere!

      Sincerely from the heart

      Bernard Levine

      1. pisean282311 profile image58
        pisean282311posted 4 years ago in reply to this

        how many other book have u read?....authors of bible where mortals...how do u get author present 2k yrs down the line while reading book written by mortals?....neither jesus nor whom jesus called father wrote bible....

      2. gregas profile image77
        gregasposted 4 years ago in reply to this

        God is NOT the author of the Bible. IF he does exist, that has never been proven, he was the inspiration for the Bible, but never the author. Even though I am not religious, I don't agree with comparing it to a comic book either. There are people that believe in the Bible and it is not fair to insult their beliefs. My opinion, Greg

        1. mischeviousme profile image60
          mischeviousmeposted 4 years ago in reply to this

          I'm not insulting the belief, I'm calling out the basis of it. I don't hate christianity, I just disapprove of what people have done with it and I don't see why the title is so important either.

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          Hubert Williamsposted 4 years ago in reply to this

          I agree, God is not the author of the Bible. He is only credited with the The Ten Commandents (not the movie). Scholars, scribes and whoever had something to say that would corroborate their accounts, wrote the bible. I am not saying that the Bible is a wrong history of the events that transpired. I am only saying that the books of the old and new testaments are not the complete history of the events.  Many of the books of the Bible were written many years after the events from memories and notes. Many of the stories and other accounts of the events have ever been made public. The fact that I believe that Jesus is the Son of a Livng God and my pathway to Heaven has nothing to do with the Bible. The belief was planted in my heart in spite of the Bible. If there is a Heaven, and I am allowed to go there, it will be because God approved of the way I have lived my life and the extent and depth of my acceptance of the sacrifice His Son made for the world.

      3. Deborah Brooks profile image40
        Deborah Brooksposted 4 years ago in reply to this

        Wow.. the bible should not be compared to a comic book God is the inspiration for the bible. He had men write it that was inspired ...that's my opinion..Thank you

        1. Paul Wingert profile image80
          Paul Wingertposted 4 years ago in reply to this

          The Bible is a lot like a comic book. They both tell wild stories of fantasy and super heros. What makes the Bible differnet is that 75% of it contains death threats to the reader and doesn't contain cool drawings.

          1. mischeviousme profile image60
            mischeviousmeposted 4 years ago in reply to this

            Good one +1

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    Emile Rposted 4 years ago

    Oh dear. There is a world of difference. The Bible is an historical document that has a great deal of depth in philosophy. There is much to be learned, on many levels. Comic books are on a completely different level. They exist, mostly, for their entertainment value only.

    I could be completely off base here. I think the only comic book I ever enjoyed was Richie Rich and Conan the Barbarian. So, maybe there are some deep philosophical heroes in the Marvel collection that I am not aware of.

    1. mischeviousme profile image60
      mischeviousmeposted 4 years ago in reply to this

      There's the sandman from DC's vertigo line, Shade the changing man and many others can be found under the same title. The point of the thread is this;

      If one can believe there is an omnipotent super being, in any form of writing, then what separates it from any other work of fiction?

      They were both inspired by a lonely mind, each upon a daydream, created daydreams for the rest of us.

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      jomineposted 4 years ago in reply to this

      You should try Calvin and Hobbes.

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      jomineposted 4 years ago in reply to this

      He should have asked bible and War and Peace or My name is Red or A tale of two cities or Gone with the wind or .......???

  3. Claire Evans profile image91
    Claire Evansposted 4 years ago

    Lol.  I can't really make a strong argument for the Old Testament but the New Testament passes a textual criticism test.  Places are real and so is Jesus, Pontius Pilate, etc.  Therefore it has to have more credibility than a comic book.

    1. pisean282311 profile image58
      pisean282311posted 4 years ago in reply to this

      @claire suppose u read some comic book 2k years down the line which mentions obama , new york , sydney etc ...does it become real??

      1. Claire Evans profile image91
        Claire Evansposted 4 years ago in reply to this

        I mentioned the people in the Bible because many people don't believe Jesus even existed let alone Pontius Pilate.  All historical documents have to pass a textual criticism test. 

        Read more here:

        http://www.y-jesus.com/jesusdoc_1.php

        Comparing the New Testament to a comic book actually doesn't make sense.  Much of the OT is encrypted occult allegory and is taken from pagan sources.  I find it very hard to believe it's credible that the events there actually happened.  Balaam and his talking donkey actually reminds me of Shrek.   The Garden of Eden reminds me of "The Jungle Book".

        1. mischeviousme profile image60
          mischeviousmeposted 4 years ago in reply to this

          The New testament reminds me of the Golden child, staring eddie murphey...

          1. Claire Evans profile image91
            Claire Evansposted 4 years ago in reply to this

            Don't get it, sorry.

    2. mischeviousme profile image60
      mischeviousmeposted 4 years ago in reply to this

      The Nam and Semper Fi by marvel comics were real stories in some issues, but I don't take them as spiritual material, their just fiction.

      1. Claire Evans profile image91
        Claire Evansposted 4 years ago in reply to this

        Clearly you don't know what I'm talking about.  Read here!

        http://www.y-jesus.com/index.php

  4. Eric Newland profile image61
    Eric Newlandposted 4 years ago

    The Bible contains fewer retcons. Also fewer busty women in spandex, but on the other hand you do have the Song of Solomon.

 
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