Bibles Strike

David Hayward’s latest cartoon highlights in a comical manner the tendency of the Bible to resist attempts to domesticate it, whether to turn it into a voice for conservative “traditional family values” or for progressive liberal ones. Reading the Bible has made some more conservative and some more liberal. It has turned atheists into Christians and Christians into atheists. It is the most effective resource when arguing against young-earth creationism.

The Bible strikes back, over and over again. Those who truly love the Bible, as the sign says, love it for what it is. Loving an imagined other rather than the reality never leads to anything good.

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