Have you noticed

A popular method of Biblical interpretation is starting with a conclusion, finding anything that might be made to sound like it agrees with you, then claiming the original statement is God’s word. The advantage of this method is that if your hearers have the same prejudice you do, everyone accepts your message with joy. The disadvantage is… its dishonest, and endemic.

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One comment on “Have you noticed

  1. LAR_Northman says:

    This seems to be a popular form of reasoning. Find out what you want to be true and then find some way to justify it. Seeking truth is only for the imaginative.

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