Notes From The Balcony

Progressive Reflections on Post-Modern Living in a Multifaith Age

Being Honest About the Bible….

Poking fun at more traditional fundamental approaches to the Bible, writer and social critic Mark Twain was quoted as saying: “Faith is believing what you know ain’t so.” Written in 2007, the following five essays explore what a mopre post-modern understand of Bible fundamentals might look like. For me, the key has a lot to do with honesty!

A post modern approach to the Bible requires honesty from the reader. The following posts speak to the question of what such honestly might look like in our congregational study of the scriptures.

Being Honest About the Bible, Pt 1 – Irony

Being Honest About the Bible, Pt 2 – Two Books

Being Honest About the Bible, Pt 3 – One Book, Two Views

Being Honest About the Bible, Pt 4 – Reliable Sources

Being Honest About the Bible,  Pt 5 – Different Accounts