If the bible was published today would you still think it is the 'word of god'?

Peoples faith in the bible astounds me.  Believing it is the word of god makes as much sense to me as believing the guy at the street corner yelling that the world is going to end in a few years.  Why are people sceptical about everything but their 'holy' book?


If the bible was published today would you think it was as important as you do now?  Would you consider the possibility that it was 'the word of god'?  How much of the bibles 'authority' is related to its age? When people today say god tells them to do things they are instantly thought of as crazy, yet most people accept that someone two thousand plus years ago had a direct line to the big guy and wrote down what HE said.    Why?

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