THIS is the truth regarding scripture.
No, THIS is the truth.
And the debate continues.
For the last couple of years, I just let them "duke" it out, and, frankly didn't care. I thought I'd given up. I thought it didn't matter to me anymore.
Today, minds I respect with voices I can hear redeemed the role of scholar, priest, pastor for me. Today, I embraced community as the embodiment of what God wants the world to see of God's self and scripture as the guide that it is.
Pastors be aware . . . I'm listening now.