Literary Genre of The Bible?

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What literary genre do you think the Bible falls under?

  1. Fiction

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  2. Non-Fiction

    0 vote(s)
    0.0%
  3. Historical Fiction

    10.0%
  4. Other - Please Specify

    70.0%
  1. manifold
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    What literary genre do you think the Bible falls under?

    The reason I ask is because I was recently perusing a local Barnes & Noble and they had the Bible in the section for "Historical Fiction".

    Please vote and discuss.
     
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    I voted 'Other', because I think 'religious texts' deserves it's own genre, albeit a pretty small one considering.
     
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    You left out the "Myths and Legends" category.
     
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    How odd. Our B&N has it in the religion section.
     
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    It is clearly a religious book that has been around longer than any book in B&N. I am not saying you have to agree with it Just as an example what is playboy, fact or fiction, I expect fiction r make that plastic surgery.
     
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    But then again Florida isn't a bastion of liberal religious intolerance like good ole Massachusetts. ;)
     
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    Self Help?
     
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    :lol: Some young smartass brilliantly placed the Bible in the wrong section on purpose and I'm guessing his name was probably manifold!


     
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    :eusa_shifty: :redface:
     
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    :lol: there is also no "historical fiction" section at a B&N store....
     

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