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How a Literal Reading of Scripture Leads to Universalism

Christian theologians use the word “universalism” to refer to the teaching that all people are saved by Jesus’ works whether they are Christians or not. Christian Universalism is focused around the idea of universal reconciliation, also known as universal salvation … Continue reading

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5 Easy Steps to Reading the Bible Literally

If you haven’t done the above, you’ve never read the Bible literally. You can still read it literarily, which is much better.

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Scripture, Culture and Context – a quote from Keri Wyatt Kent

*** Resources on the blog on the importance of context include: Bible Reading For Our Literalist Friends – reading literarily, not literally, is key to understanding what the original Scripture writers meant. Male Headship: heading in the wrong direction – a case … Continue reading

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Mark 1:17 For Our Literalist Friends – what fishers of men looks like

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What Do You Do With A Drunken Sailor? Mr. Gradgrind’s Literal Answers to Rhetorical Questions

A sample from one of my favorite internet posts ever: People commonly ask empty rhetorical questions that rarely receive any sort of sensible answer. When you have had your surfeit of poetical whimsy and are ready for some good, hard … Continue reading

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