Around 40 authors wrote the sixty-six books of the Bible. Most of them we know, but there are anonymous writers too. Some of the authors wrote one book, some wrote several. The Bible was written on three continents, over a period of 1,800 years. These men came from all occupations, differing greatly from one another, but their writings never contradict. These books compliment one another. Such an accomplishment would be impossible if the Holy Spirit were not the Divine Author.