One of the biggest downfalls of institutions, particularly religious institutions, is their demand for ideological homogeneity. This mentality goes far beyond a unity of purpose and extends to the point where any disagreement, even a nuanced difference of opinion, is not tolerated.
The claim that the Bible is the Word of God is the foundation of the Christian Religion. It is used as the basis for almost every argument for every debated theological issue. This claim is usually stipulated and accepted simply as a matter of faith for most Christians. This strikes me as odd, because, well, … Continue reading Is the Bible the Word of God? – Part II: The Rationale