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What do we do with the Bible? Does this ancient, sometimes violent and contradictory text have anything to teach us today? Selective use of Scripture - by preachers and politicians alike - has been employed to justify violence, racism, misogyny, homophobia . . . the list goes on. Still, we believe the Bible has something important to say. How can we read it in a contemplative and intelligent way? In What do we do with the Bible?, Richard Rohr answers just this question. He offers a methodology of hermeneutics (interpretation) that creates a foundation for a hopeful and cosmic vision - incarnation from beginning to end of time. (He explores this vision further in The Universal Christ). In particular, Father Richard focuses on Jesus' own method of using his Hebrew Scriptures. Jesus read between the lines to find and follow God's mercy, inclusion, and compassionate justice. For him, everything came down to relationship and transformation.
Inspiration is the belief that the Bible came from the very mouth of God, that it contains his very words. Paul is encouraging ...
What Is the Bible & What Do We Do with It? - Pete Enns.
No other book can be compared to it in this respect, but it not only informs us about these important truths, it also tells us what we are to do with it. We have within the Bible itself instruction as to our attitude toward it.
As we have learned, people who have died do not go to heaven.