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Why Did God Inspire a Bible We Find SO Confusing? (podcast)
Greg considers the complexity of biblical revelation.
Greg talks about the theological interpretation of scripture in this rapid-paced, controversial episode. http://traffic.libsyn.com/askgregboyd/Episode_0191.mp3
Many people imagine that the foundation of their faith is the Bible. This is viewed as the ultimate center around which everything they believe revolves. However, the foundation of the Christian faith is actually centered on a person, not a book. Whereas Islam has always presented itself as a “religion of the book,” the kingdom…
Greg considers how to interpret mixed commands in the Bible—where one verse advises differently than another. http://traffic.libsyn.com/askgregboyd/Episode_0364.mp3
Greg discusses bible interpretation, and all that that implies. Greg goes toe-to-toe with fundamentalist bible interpreters. http://traffic.libsyn.com/askgregboyd/Episode_0088.mp3
Greg consoles a disappointed fan and discusses Cruciform Hermeneutics. http://traffic.libsyn.com/askgregboyd/Episode_0365.mp3
Murky1 via Compfight Rachel Held Evans posted a challenging look at our history of using the Bible to uphold things like slavery and to condemn people like Galileo for his scientific findings. You really need to check out the specific quotes she cites to experience the full horror of the ways the Bible was used…