More than Fairy Tales: A Look at Biblical Narrative

The following are some thoughts from the first two chapters of The Art of Biblical Narrative, by Robert Alter. He provides some provocative and helpful counter thoughts to our modern, Western and very systematic forms of interpreting the Bible. I think Alter elevates the value of reading the Bible for enjoyment of the art and... Continue Reading →

Herman and Communication!

I'm currently taking a class called Hermeneutics. It has nothing to do with comics or anyone named Herman. It's a Fancy Nancy word for understanding or interpretation. In my case, it's specifically the skill of effectively interpreting Scripture. One of the challenging aspects of hermeneutics is it's complexity along with the striving that is necessary... Continue Reading →

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