Whether you're a person of faith or the staunchest of atheists, there's no disputing the Bible's overwhelming importance to human history. Its teachings and stories have been passed down through millennia, shaping world events and passing over every continent.
As a result, several fascinating Bible facts have been shared on social media - particularly on the Today I Learned subreddit. We're talking facts about the Bible as a book, things that occurred during the publishing and copying of Biblical manuscripts, and interesting tidbits about individual gospels and passages. Enjoy the following Bible history facts, and vote up the ones that truly surprise you.