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'Can't see the wood for the tree!' Many Bible scholars are atheists. Many experts in chapter, verse and provenance find these very useful tools for biblical research. But to what end? The Bible is not about itself; its burden is the Creator God and his self-revealing in Jesus Christ. Following the Bible can help make a person religious. But the following of Jesus makes a person better.