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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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Literalism: Some Thoughts on Nye versus Ham

I knew that the debate was scheduled. I saw articles about it in the news. I had no intention of watching it. But there I was: in front of the computer last evening viewing parts of the science versus creationism … Continue reading

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The Muslim Who Called Jesus a Zealot

I spend most weekday evenings engaged in a familiar ritual: making dinner. I’m a slow cook. That doesn’t make me part of the slow food movement or anything like that. It just means that, try as a might, my work … Continue reading

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