RE: [asa] Was Adam a real person?

From: gordon brown <Gordon.Brown@Colorado.EDU>
Date: Thu Apr 10 2008 - 21:15:01 EDT

On Thu, 10 Apr 2008, Dehler, Bernie wrote:

> We can't "hold fast" to something just because we want to place faith in
> it. (Otherwise we may just as well be Mormons or Muslims.) Our
> allegiance has to be to truth, above all. I believe if we seek truth it
> will lead to Jesus and God. If that means some of the Bible has error,
> some doesn't, and it has to be sorted out, so be it. The Bible can
> still be "inspired" and a "rule for faith." It is like no other book.
> I think the Bible has to be knocked-off of it's pedestal, which is so
> high for some people that it looks like they worship it. I don't think
> the Bible is the "Word of God," but encapsulates "some" of the Word of
> God (not all the things Jesus did and said were written), and the whole
> "Word of God" is in the person of Jesus who became flesh.

Bernie,

You say that the Bible is like no other book, but one is not likely to
conclude that from the rest of what you say.

Gordon Brown (ASA member)

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