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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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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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