Author: Carissa Wyant

This lesson discusses the nature of divine revelation, what it means to the faithful, and why it is often regarded as the most compelling form of religious narrative.

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Terms to Know

One who authorizes, permits, or approves. E.g., Christians believe that although human hands wrote down the words in the Bible, God is its "author" and used human beings as instruments in its writing.


In religious studies, a direct communication from God.