Is the Bible the "Word of God" or is it only inspired by God?

How accurate is it to call a book the "Word of God" when most clergymen admit that the majority of the Bible is not a direct dictation from God, but only the words of men who were inspired by God. If every word in the Bible is not spoken directly from God, then isn't it a falsehood to call it... show more How accurate is it to call a book the "Word of God" when most clergymen admit that the majority of the Bible is not a direct dictation from God, but only the words of men who were inspired by God.

If every word in the Bible is not spoken directly from God, then isn't it a falsehood to call it "God's Word"? Why not just call it "Words inspired by God" and allow it to be an inspiration for people, instead of making it out to be a book of directions from God (which most of it is not)? By calling it the "Word of God", it has been given a whole lot more importance and authority than an "inspired" work probably should have been given. What are your feelings on this?
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