Evidence and reasoning from a former Christadelphian
Freedom had been hunted round the globe; reason was considered as rebellion; and the slavery of fear had made men afraid to think. But such is the irresistible nature of truth, that all it asks, and all it wants, is the liberty of appearing. ~ Thomas Paine, Rights of Man, 1791 ~
When faced with strong evidence from modern science that contradicts traditional Christadelphian interpretations of the Bible, many Christadelphians claim that the Bible was written by God - the very same god who created the universe - and thus it contains a superior understanding than anything science has discovered or even can discover.
But how did they, as fallible humans, reach the conclusion that the Bible was written by God? What if it wasn't?
This article explores some of the more common arguments for the claim that the Bible is the "Word of God".