Thursday, May 28, 2015

Where You Live Changes What You See When You Read the Bible

You may be surprised to discover just how much your culture determines what you see in the Scriptures.

During the years in Romania, I found myself challenged by the insights Romanian pastors drew from the text. Preachers seemed to spend time on things that I tended to pass over. Even now, when Corina and I discuss a passage of Scripture, we often latch on to different words and phrases. We’re both inclined to think the other has missed the point and is majoring on the minors.

Cultural background and social location play an important role in the way we read a text. Keep reading

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