From faith to belief?

Here’s a interesting quote from Kevin Lewis, a Lutheran theologian, on the heresy of literalism:

“there are better, more legitimate, less blasphemous ways than this to affirm that the Bible is the Word of God. The Word is to be affirmed without the heresy of divinizing each word of Scripture as though it fell from heaven a perfect expression of the mind of God. The drive for certainty in a skeptical age is more dangerous to our faith than we might suppose. It leads away from “faith” to a calculating “belief” not satisfied with the promises of God but restless to prove, verify, and guarantee those promises with scientific precision.”

Source here!


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