God says it, I believe it, that settles it for me.

God says it, I believe it, that settles it for me. Dr. Craig Keen suggests we think a little deeper.

"Okay, why would anyone be struck by the failure of the Holy Bible (with its genuine leather binding, and all) to line up with canonical twentieth-century science? Why does it shock people to think that in ancient Israel people thought the world is flat or that the sun and all other celestial bodies revolve around the earth or that there is a reservoir of water above the dome of sky (waiting to come crashing down, if God ever pulled the dome aside)? 

Isn't it obvious that in a world  ... without metaphysics and without propositions nobody had beliefs the way we have beliefs. That is, nobody in ancient Israel believed anything about the universe the way we believe things about the universe. 

The sooner we face this, the sooner we might start to think when we read the Bible."

If Craig's thought tweaks your curiosity check out the teaching on this blog "Is The Bible Reliable?" 


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