Thursday, December 29, 2011

Discerning minds want to know

“What the ancient actors saw as literal and what they saw as metaphorical is not easy to establish; this is a problem that confronts much of the research on religious texts...”—Reconsidering the Concept of Revolutionary Monotheism, page 55

<idle musing>
Yep. We can infer, but we might be wrong. I suspect we are more often than we are willing to admit...
</idle musing>

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