[The above is an abbreviated, postproduction text of the program released for broadcast the week of May 23-29 in the radio series, "The Bible Speaks to You." Heard internationally over more than 1,000 stations, the weekly programs are prepared and produced by the Christian Science Committee on Publication, 107 Falmouth Street, Boston, Massachusetts, U.S.A. 02115.]

RADIO PROGRAM NO. 373 - What Does the Bible Offer People Today?

[The speaker is Philip Metcalf. The questioner is Ron Clifford.]

Questioner: At the university I'm associated with there are thousands of books that contain references to the Bible, and many students are familiar enough with Biblical literature to appreciate them.

But to me, the Bible is more than great literature. I think that perhaps my son, who is thirteen years old, summed up how I feel about the Bible when he had to write a paper on the subject. He said that, most of all, the Bible is a book of teaching. It teaches the way of God and how we all can help others.

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Words of Current Interest
May 31, 1969

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