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If some Bible stories are fiction, does that take away from their value to us?

From the March 2014 issue of The Christian Science Journal


Q: In the June 10, 2013 , issue of the Christian Science Sentinel , the writer of the article about the weekly Christian Science Bible Lesson explained that most Bible scholars today believe the story of Daniel in the lions’ den is fiction. I’ve read that many other early Bible stories are also viewed as fictitious.