Reading Genesis like the Ancients

It’s always good to try to understand the worldview and culture of the original audience of scripture. It is an important and valuable tool in interpreting the Bible. It can be of great value in developing an appropriate  and plausible interpretation of the Bible. Notice,  I didn’t say correct interpretation -that is much harder to achieve, […]

Risk in the Garden

We spend  a lot of time here thinking about the early Genesis stories.  I find them endlessly fascinating.  Last week I wrote about the encounter between Eve and the Serpent in the Garden and what we Christians commonly refer to as “the Fall”. This week I want to offer another perspective, from John Sanders book, The […]