Are there things about the Bible some Christians don’t wish to admit?

January 7, 2015

“Some Christians want to make the Bible something it isn’t,” writes John Pavlovitz, “and it makes for some disastrous conversations and dangerous assumptions, especially in interactions with other Christians.”

See Pavlovitz’s list, published in Relevant Magazine under the title, “5 Things I Wish Christians Would Admit About the Bible

 

Letha Dawson Scanzoni
Letha Dawson Scanzoni is an independent scholar, writer, and editor. In 1978, she and Virginia Ramey Mollenkott wrote Is the Homosexual My Neighbor?, one of the earliest books urging evangelical Christians to rethink their views on homosexuality (updated edition, 1994, HarperOne). More recently, Letha coauthored (with social psychologist David G. Myers) What God Has Joined Together: The Christian Case for Gay Marriage (HarperOne, 2005 and 2006). Another of Letha’s most well-known books is All We’re Meant to Be: Biblical Feminism for Today, coauthored with Nancy A. Hardesty (Word Books, 1974; revised edition, Abingdon, 1986; updated and expanded edition, Eerdmans, 1992).

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