Category: Interpreting the Bible

Salvation by Being Good

Salvation by works? Salvation by faith? Who’s right, Catholics or Evangelicals? Neither one. We are judged by our conduct and we are saved by not being wicked, according to the Bible. This may sound like “Salvation by Works” but it’s…

What [the] Hell?

Ed Christian, Professor of English at Kutztown University of Pennsylvania, shows how words about Hell and eternal punishment are misunderstood. This presentation was given at an Evangelical Theological Society annual conference. The topic for the conference was about the boundaries…

Jesus Used Fiction to Teach Truth

Any preacher teaching spiritual truths can find within his own popular culture things that the people can relate to. Preachers do this every Sunday when they…use the mythology of [their] day… We never accuse our pastors of being liars for…