Bible

Tips and Recommendations for Reading the Bible

I’m often asked about how to go about reading the Bible and how to better understand and interpret it.  So, I’ve put together the following summary of recommendations and tips which I hope will be helpful.  I’ve also included a few links below that lead to additional information. Recommendations for Interpretation First, remember the “Christian Story.”  That is, as you read …

Why are we so quick to discount the Bible?

Lately, I’ve been wondering why we’re so quick to discount the Bible.  What I mean by that is, so often, I hear people talk about things they believe were “cut out” of the Bible.  People have a fascination with the Gnostic “gospels” and with other apocryphal stories and seem to treat these with greater reverence than the Bible itself. For …