How is that that reading this book makes people more creative? Why has
the Bible been linked by well known theorists such as Nial
Fergusson to the sucess of the 'Protestant Work Ethic'
How is it that Jewish people and those influenced by the
Old Testament have a far higher prepresentation amoung the names that
have made a difference and who are known globally for contributions to Civilization?
The Bible itself contains claims that the Scripture has the power to renew the mind, to change
us from conforming to peer pressure.
Romans 12:2: And be not conformed to this world: but be ye transformed
by the renewing of your mind, that ye may prove what is that good, and acceptable,
and perfect, will of God.
The power of knowing remarkable people
The Bible reveals the hopes, failures and deep inspirations of truly remarkable people.
Many have gone through great suffering and come out of it. By reading of their lives,
there is inspiration to overcome, and also do great things. Bad habits can be broken.
New patterns formed.
The most remarkable figure the world has ever seen, was Jesus. The greatest of the earth
feel in awe at his wisdom. Nobody could have imagined such a person. A novelist
can only write of what they have experienced, extrapolated and seen. To think
those thoughts that we have recorded from him, someone who was just as great a thinker had to