Isreali Newspaper Haaretz has cast doubt over the authenticity of the
stories written about the creation of man with its headlined article
titled: “Is the Bible a true story.”
Newspaper further wrote, “Despite feverish searching with Scripture in
one hand and cutting-edge technology in the other, evidence backing the
Bible remains elusive.”
According to the papers acclaimed
research, “No evidence of the events described in the Book of Genesis
has ever been found. No city walls have been found at Jericho, from the
appropriate era, that could have been toppled by Joshua or otherwise.
The stone palace uncovered at the foot of Temple Mount in Jerusalem
could attest that King David had been there; or it might belong to
another era entirely, depending who you ask.”
theologians continue to question the truthfulness of religion and
existence of God, or gods for decades, what the Bible teaches about the
creation of Adam and Eve is seen a hypothesis. But neither science
theory about man’s creation could erase the belief of a supernatural
Christians believe and practice words of the Bible
from Genesis to Revelation, and testimonies shared by people around the
world, who said they have received and seen miracles from the words of
the Scripture has stiffened most people’s faith in the Holy Book.
However, according to Newsweek, fewer Americans than ever before are trusting in the Bible gospel.
Pew Research Centre report in April, shows that only 35 percent of
Americans read the holy book at least once a week, while 45
percent seldom or never do. About 36 percent of Christians said the
Bible should not be taken literally, while 40 percent say it is the word
Another poll conducted in May showed, only 24 percent of
Americans believe the Bible is “the actual word of God, and is to be
taken literally, word for word.”
The poll explained that “From the
mid-1970s through 1984, close to 40% of Americans considered the Bible
the literal word of God, but this has been declining ever since, along
with a shrinking percentage of self-identified Christians in the U.S.
While, the percentage defining the Bible as mere stories has doubled,
with much of that change occurring in the past three years.”
Christianity is world’s largest religion with over 2.4 billion worshippers or 33% of the global population.
Africa, Nigeria has the largest Christian population of among, with
more than 85 million persons in Nigeria belonging to the church with
various denominations ranging from the Roman Catholic to the Nontrinitarian groups.
The number has reportedly grown from 21.4% in 1953 to 49.3% in 2010.