Is truth simply left up to the individual? Or are there universal truths that bind us all together? A book claiming to hold such universal truths is today the most-read, most-examined, most-quoted of all books. Can it be trusted? Do its teachings correspond with reality? Is it, as it claims, a revelation of a transcendent God? Is there a way to know?
The God it presents is extravagantly merciful. It records how people continually turn away from Him, yet He still shows mercy and grace to them, and continues to love and lead them.