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Biblical Authority

An Open Letter to Kim Davis

Jennifer G. Bird | Posted 09.08.2016 | Religion
Jennifer G. Bird

I am so terribly sorry that you have received such horrible reactions from people, and that you have been under such intense scrutiny. Rude behavior is never justified. But as an educator, I would like to ask that you take a few moments to think about the way you read the Bible.

Is the Bible Literally True? No, of Course Not!

Steve McSwain | Posted 05.14.2014 | Religion
Steve McSwain

If you are a Biblical literalist, as some of you may be, what I've just said most likely bothers you greatly. You believe, not only that the Bible is Divinely-dictated and error-free, but you also believe that whatever it says must be taken as literally and factually true.

Is It Possible To Govern 'Biblically'? Mark 10:35-45

Matthew L. Skinner | Posted 12.17.2012 | Religion
Matthew L. Skinner

The Bible is neither an operating manual nor a policy book. In all its soaring ideals and unsettling messiness, it reflects to us -- sometimes clearly, sometimes dimly -- what we might find near to God's heart.