Podcast discussion with Eric Barreto, Cameron Howard and Fred Gaiser. Article written by Fred Gaiser.
When asked about my favorite Bible passage, my first response is that I don’t have one, and then, if I am feeling curmudgeonly, I add -- under my breath -- “and neither should you.”
The first half of that response is simply true. Nor would I quickly come up with a favorite color, movie, food, or season of the year. Apparently, I’m just not built that way.
The second part of the response is more complex, and it arises from viewing the biblical texts from the perspective of a preacher who learned from the writings of Dietrich Bonhoeffer, especially as interpreted through ...