rh32 Wrote:
Oct 04, 2012 6:06 PM
I am an avid reader of Mike's essays. They are great, but I have to take issue with the statement: "The Bible was not constructed by a bunch of counter-culture outcasts who merely tossed aside the parts they deemed objectionable." We can't deny that, over the centuries, various bodies, whether anointed by God or self-anointed, have indeed tossed aside ancient scriptures that they deemed objectionable when deciding upon biblical canon. And, while Christianity became so widespread later that no one would call them "counter-culture outcasts," Christians were in fact seen as just that for the first few centuries. (More in another post)