A Guide to Dealing with Inconvenient Bible Passages

Stephen Savage shared this with me on Facebook:
 
Ouch! Satire is most effective when it hits painfully close to home. Does this seem to get things about right to you?
 
As a liberal Christian, I think it is better to honestly disagree with the Bible, than to engage in the selective Biblicism that typifies most conservative approaches. After all, that is what the Biblical authors themselves did!

 

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  • Gary

    The .45 cal in the bible is a nice touch. Must be a bible from the Dallas Theological Seminary (since they do allow such things on campus in Texas). Last decision point, “every syllable in the Bible is from God’s keyboard”, needs to add, “quick, go and write a book about it, or start a new TV broadcast church (or better yet, do both), and make lots of money. Make sure there is much end-of-times talk, since it brings in the most money”.

  • newenglandsun

    my parents are conservative, evangelical, right wingers. this is definitely them.