Christianity vs. Biblicism – Brian Zahnd

While pretending to “take the Bible as it is,” the fundamentalist biblicist reads the Bible through thick lenses of cultural, linguistic, political, and theological assumptions—interpretive lenses they are unaware of wearing... Biblicism is an interpretative method that reads the Bible as a “flat text” where every verse is itself “the word of God” and carries …

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From Sarcastic Xstian: You cannot “speak things that are not as though they are”

[The following directly copied from Sarcastic Xstian] There are scads of beliefs I hear among Christians that just make me itch. I hear “verses” “quoted” with authority, but they are either taken wholly out of context, or simply not found in the bible at all! I have sat and percolated long enough, and can no …

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The Bible is NOT Subjective Testimony

[This article remains posted, despite the author no longer holding a fundamentalist's inerrant, plenary & verbal view of the Bible's inspiration. The Bible's texts indeed reveal communication that is inspired by the Spirit of God, yet delivered via fallible and finite humans, and so, contains the taint of their limited understanding and/or skews or biases …

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