5 Tips for Reading the Bible Seriously but without being Hateful

Ever scratch your head wondering how to read the Bible ….. especially metaphysically?

If you’ve had questions about how — or even if — Scripture can be important in your life, tune in. This is the first in a series of videos about Scripture, and here Rev. Dr. Katy gives you 5 tips for getting serious about Scripture without falling into some of the old traps.

In shorthand, here they are!

5. Quit quoting single verses to support your positions (especially not on a hateful sign at a rally!)

4. Know that the Bible is a diverse collection of books

3. Research your translations, and if in doubt, pick up a copy of the New Revised Standard Version

2. Be calm and curious!!

1. Be open to possibilities, metaphor, and inspiration

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