How to read the bible for “truth”

Due to the inherent difficulties in bible interpretation, that particular activity within the Christian religion has always been accessible predominantly by the elite. Laypeople merely get told by their pastors what to believe about what the bible is saying (especially where it matters most, regarding doctrines, theology, moral principles, etc.). In turn, those pastors, depending … Continue reading How to read the bible for “truth”

Truth is more than just the bible

Context:¬† “even the scholars can’t agree about the bible. How will the ordinary person know what’s what, if these well educated theologians can’t see eye to eye.” (a commenter) World-class scholars, in all their knowledge, regularly rely on speculation in interpreting an ancient document (the bible) whose original cultural and linguistic contexts are only partially … Continue reading Truth is more than just the bible