What you are missing is that The Bible (the modern one being only one of many, many versions) does not stand alone - it never did. It is part of a bigger, larger mythological system, including oral traditions (remember, the rate of illiteracy in the Christian world was pretty high until fairly recently - a priest's… » 11/22/14 11:39am Yesterday 11:39am

The movie is a classic, but novel Forrest Gump is not that good. It's biggest problem is a lack of restraint - it goes over the line of believable more than a few times, while the movie reins it in to make it more believable. For example, in the movie, Forrest plays ping-pong in China. In the book, he also saves Mao… » 11/21/14 5:56pm Friday 5:56pm