Tag Archives: Scripture Context

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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In Which JK Rowling Teaches Us to Read the Bible

[Today’s guest post from Brittany K. Hale explores reading Scripture as it was meant to be read, even with 21st Century eyes.] *** Let’s start at the very beginning, a very good place to start (indeed). When you read you … Continue reading

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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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Bible Memes You Never See

I’m thinking of publishing a new Scripture translation. I’m going to call it The Meme Bible. Meme – a humorous image, video, piece of text, etc. that is copied (often with slight variations) and spread rapidly by Internet users. Bible … Continue reading

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