Thursday, June 05, 2014

How do you read the Bible?

“We prefer our own thoughts to those of the Bible. We no longer read the Bible seriously. We read it not longer against ourselves but only for ourselves.”—Bonhoeffer as quoted in Bonhoeffer the Assassin?, page 33

<idle musing>
Too many of us read "our" Bible. That is, we read what we want to see, which isn't necessarily what is there...
</idle musing>

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