Interpretive Hypocrisy

At a men’s group this morning, we discussed how to interpret the Bible.  Our conversation reminded me of a booklet I wrote: “This Is What Is Written: What the Scriptures Say about Their Interpretation.”  Below is the introduction: For most Christians, how to interpret the scriptures is central to their beliefs. After all, the way someone interprets…

This Is What Is Written (Part 2)

Picture taken at Glendive Dinosaur & Fossil Museum Please read Part 1 before continuing…. We have been saying that the full meaning of scripture is found in Christ.  Yet this doesn’t abolish historical or literal meanings.  For example: Isaiah saw the Lord “seated on a throne,” and prophesied that the Israelites would be “ever hearing,…