The Books of the Bible were written by approximately 40 men of diverse backgrounds – most of which were uneducated. Among them were: Kings (David and Solomon), doctors (Apostle Luke), prophets (Samuel, Nathan), politicians (Daniel), priests (Ezra), military leaders (Apostle Paul), tax collectors (Matthew), fishermen (Apostle John), poets, shepherds (Moses) and prisoners. Moses and the Apostle Paul wrote most of the Bible, 5 and 14 books respectively. Followed by the prophet Samuel and the priest Ezra who both authored 4 books
Most people in Western Europe identify themselves as Christians, but most of those Christians do not go to church, do not pray regularly and are not confident in their belief in God.
Despite Jesus preaching multiple times about taking care of the poor and needy, 49% of Christians believe government aid to the poor does more harm than good.
The New Testament, which contains 27 books, focuses on the life of Jesus, the teachings of the Apostles and the prophecies that predict the damnation/salvation of humanity and the end of it all
More than 900 complete and partial translations of the English Bible are available, as reported by the American Bible Society. The top three are the New International Version (NIV), the King James Version (KJV) and the Standard English Version (ESV)