The Bible is used because Christianity is the majority in the US. However, most courts are swearing the oath without the bible now. The ACLU and other groups that advocate for separation of church and state are continually challenging the use of the bible in public courts. If you are asked to swear an oath on the bible, and you are not Christian, you should refuse to swear on the bible.Answerbecause for 2,000 years the bible has been a benchmark for echical conduct and appropriate interpersonal dealings. when used properly and in context, it provides the answers that some people haven't been raised to understand. many people don't know that things like "the golden rule" are direct quotes from the bible. if you had ever read the whole thing, you may be able to understand why it is so usefull in situations of conflict.
(in the US) Courts no longer use the Bible to swear-in witnesses due to the Constitutional requirement of the separation of church and state.
In a court of law
chrisans use the bible when they go to the church
Gurus don't use a Bible.
The name of the Bible that the Baptists use is simply the "Holy Bible". Just like the other Christians they use the Bible that has 66 books.
Yes, a person can refuse to swear on the Bible in court. The person should notify the Court in advance since it's a change of procedure. The Court will then have the person simply raise their right hand and swear to tell the truth. Most courts in the United States no longer use a Bible during swear-in of a witness, citing separation of Church and State in due process.
Simply put, no. but it may depend on which court you are in and what location.
they use Holy Bible by reading
This is taking an oath
The Bible was held by James Browning, Clerk of the Supreme Court.
the use of bible in grain of wheat
Lewis H. Court has written: 'The history of the Bible Christian Methodist Church in the Chagford Circuit' -- subject(s): Bible Christian Church, Bible Christian Church. Chagford Circuit
Yes, they believe in the bible. They use the Bible for basing new rules for the church. Preachers and Deacons of the Amish church use the bible for messages.
He chose to use the Lincoln Bible.
Christians do use the bible as a reference for life.
Episcopals are a branch of Christianity, so yes they use the bible.
Christians use the bible to learn more about their God and His son Jesus Christ. They also use the Bible to teach morals and the ways of righteousness.
The Geneva Study Bible The Geneva Study Bible
There is no Philomena in the Bible. Use an online Bible search and see for yourself.
They use it but it is not the only version of the Bible they use.
The use of the bible is to read it, meditate on it, use it as a guide, and discover a relationship with Jesus Christ our Lord and Saviour
JOHN M. COURT has written: 'PENGUIN DICTIONARY OF THE BIBLE'
Seventh-day Adventists do not have a personal Bible, they use the same Bible that all christians use.
He used the bible that Abe Lincoln used. He was the first president to use the bible since Lincoln did in 1861.
In the UK, swearing on the bible in court you say: I do swear, by almighty God, that the evidence I shall give shall be the truth, the whole truth, and nothing but the truth.