Think you are on a first-name basis with the characters of the Old Testament? The Old Testament is an important cornerstone of culture and religion across the world. It is an important part of all of the Abrahamic religions. This includes Judaism, Christianity, Islam and numerous other small and interesting sects that can be found scattered throughout Eurasia. Between Christianity and Islam alone, roughly half of all religious people on earth are accounted for. Roughly 3.7 billion people worldwide can attribute their spiritual, religious and cultural heritage in some way to the stories of the Old Testament.
From wars to major works of art, the Old Testament has had a massive impact on people for centuries. Some people even live their lives by interpretations of it to this day. There are sayings used every day that come from it, and people often reference it without realizing it. In fact, it is very likely that many people you have met are named after its characters and you might not even know it. These stories hold sway even today, with effects on politics, lifestyles and more across the globe.
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