“Discerning the Bible’s core message is a way to hold on to the whole of the Bible in a way where you can be intellectually honest about texts that are problematic and non-normative,” he continued. “But you’re not being irreverent, you’re not trying to discard it, but you’re actually thinking critically and faithfully about what to do with this text.”

Click here to learn more about Dr. Brogdon’s most recent book, The Bible in the Ashes of Social Chaos: An Introduction to Problematic Texts.

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