Uncategorized

Biblical Literalism: A Gentile Heresy (John Spong) — A Review

by Bob Cornwall [Editor’s Note: This post originally appeared in “Ponderings on a Faith Journey,” Bob’s personal blog, on March 7, 2016. Used with permission.] The charge of heresy is a strong one. In the past charges of heresy could get one thrown out of the church if not worse. It’s probably not a word…

Uncategorized

The Danger of Not Reading Scripture Literally

by Joel Watts   [ene_ptp]Growing up, we were told to read Scripture via the plain sense model. The words on the page contained no mystery and were to be received exactly as we understood them. There was limited allegory (usually one instance, Galatians 4.24), but otherwise, things we didn’t understand (Revelation) became “prophecy.” You understand…