Inerrancy vs. Context Part II

In my last post, I started a multi-part series about biblical interpretation with an article on inerrancy. One of the problems with inerrancy is that it engenders a literal reading of the Bible. This is a problem because you shouldn’t look at an ancient document with modern eyes. Especially one that’s from a culture utterly foreign to your […]

Dangerous Idealists

Yesterday, at church, I was talking to a friend about a Facebook “discussion” he’d gotten involved in. It seems our pastor had posted about drone use in Pakistan and Afghanistan, calling them “flying death robots” and seriously questioned their use. Later, he pointed out that’s one of reasons Muslims are less than happy with us these days. […]

Jesus Is the Reason for the Season?

Actually, he’s kinda not, but you’re going to hear this a lot for the next few weeks.  Especially since the official propaganda apparatus of the Republican Party (Fox News) claims there”s a war on Christmas.  Plus, Rick Perry has decided that the culture wars give him the best shot at eating into Newt Gingrich’s lead […]