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The Bible:  The Word of God?  No.

“The Bible says it; I believe it; that settles it!”  That sounds like something from a bumper sticker. It’s a claim I find to be shocking whenever an Evangelical or Fundamentalist Christian makes. it.  The statement reflects a belief that … Continue reading

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The Bible and Living Well: It’s not Complicated

One of my favorite stories which has been told for generations by preachers is about a person who hoped to find the answer to a pressing question by looking in the Bible.  After prayerful consideration of the problem, this person … Continue reading

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The Bible as Metaphor and Symbol

The contemporary debate among Christians today is whether or not the Bible should be taken literally.  Many Evangelical Christians view the text as being without error and without requiring interpretation.  From my perspective, there are problems with this approach.  First, … Continue reading

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