We’re All Evil: But Not How You Might Think

A few weeks ago, after the events at Charlottesville, former United States President, Barack Obama, tweeted out the following: “No one is born hating another person because of the color of his skin or his background or his religion.” It received more likes than any other tweet on Twitter at the time. Obviously his message … Continue reading We’re All Evil: But Not How You Might Think

How NOT to Read the Bible Part 3: The Plain Reading

(If you'd like to see the other articles in this series, click here.)  Hermeneutics, the study of how to interpret the scriptures, is far more of an art than a science. Studying hermeneutics, which is what I have been doing in this series will not necessarily get you the right answers but it will at least get … Continue reading How NOT to Read the Bible Part 3: The Plain Reading

How NOT to Read the Bible Part 2: Book or Library?

(if you'd like to see the other articles in this series, click here.) Normally when I write, I prefer to use the term “the scriptures” rather than “the Bible.” Both are appropriate, but they emphasize different things. “Bible” comes from the Greek word that means “book.” “The scriptures” just means writings. To be sure, God’s written … Continue reading How NOT to Read the Bible Part 2: Book or Library?