Spoiler Alert: Stuff in the Bible Happened a Long, Long Time Ago

2532 years ago, on August 29, 520 BCE, according to Haggai 1:1, God gave the command to rebuild Israel’s temple, destroyed by the Babylonians in 587 BC.That’s a long time ago, is all I’m saying. — Read on peteenns.com/spoiler-alert-stuff-in-the-bible-happened-a-long-long-time-ago/

Everyone is Not a Scholar

My postulate is simple and short. “No one can simply open the Bible and start interpreting it accurately.” [Even the simplest of statements found in the Bible have several layers of context that nuance or limit them.] Whether you agree with that statement or not, one thing is observable and self-evident in all faith groups …

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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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The Irresponsible Hypocrisy of the Fundamentalist Evangelical “Infallible, Inerrant” View of Inspiration and its Subsequent Atrocity in Interpretation

It ain't those parts of the Bible that I can't understand that bother me, it is the parts that I do understand. ---Mark Twain Read more at: https://www.brainyquote.com/quotes/mark_twain_153875 Though Mark Twain's pithy adage "will preach," for proponents of Perspicuity, his statement fails to account for one simple fact... that even the seemingly plainest statement of …

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Who (or What) Were the Nephilim? | LogosTalk

In the sixth chapter of Genesis, we’re confronted with a curious reference to the Nephilim. Who are they? Were they a race who came to be through the mingling of divine beings and the daughters of men? Were the Nephilim engineered by God’s enemies to thwart his plans for mankind? Even more puzzling is how …

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