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Tikkun: Beyond the Trap of Biblical Literalism

September 28, 2016

Tags: Bible, literalism, Fox News, God, Origen, archaeology

Many people in the educated world understand that the Bible--or not all of the Bible--is literally true.

But there is actually quite a bit of confusion about which parts are and which parts aren't literally true.

My book How God Became God deals with this question in depth.

But I have just published an article on the Tikkun website that sketches out the basic arguments. To read it, click on the cover above for the link.

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