Re: Gen 1-11 as history
Tue, 17 Aug 1999 19:42:01 +0000

Thank you George for this definition of poetry.
I only have one comment.
At 08:23 AM 08/17/1999 -0400, George Murphy wrote:
> The more fundamental question, which has been the underlying subject of
>considerable debate here, is whether or nor fiction, or not prosaic or
>poetic, can convey truth, & whether parts of Scripture are fiction, either
>wholly or in part ("historical novels").

Then I, for one, choose to become a believer in Bilbo the Baggins and Frodo
the Fantastic. That fiction is much more fun to read and good wins in the
end. :-)

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