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I guess what I'm saying is, how would not taking it literally diminish the

Posted by meaning or the glory of the Bible? R on August 16, 2010 at 22:03:11:

In Reply to: I'm sorry, but I don't get that AT all. I was brought up with the Bible, the posted by "Old Testament" with the same creation and flood stories. Rachael sm on August 16, 2010 at 21:30:13:

: I don't believe the stories are "wrong," just that they are stories and the "truth" of them doesn't matter. I was taught that the Bible is not literal. "God's time" is not our time and 7 days is not literal. Oh, it might be, but 7 days might be 7 months, 7 years, 700 years - but that doesn't change the meaning.

: The BAC is supposedly born out of Judaism. The idea that 7 days (when Estelle so eloquently said herself that God's time is not man's time) is literal is absurd. How did Jesus coming along change all that?

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