Understanding through Discussion

Welcome! You are not logged in. [ Login ]
EvC Forum active members: 85 (8937 total)
30 online now:
AZPaul3, caffeine, PaulK, Thugpreacha (AdminPhat) (4 members, 26 visitors)
Chatting now:  Chat room empty
Newest Member: ssope
Post Volume: Total: 861,822 Year: 16,858/19,786 Month: 983/2,598 Week: 229/251 Day: 0/58 Hour: 0/0

Thread  Details

Email This Thread
Newer Topic | Older Topic
Author Topic:   Tentativity and The Bible
New Cat's Eye
Inactive Member

Message 48 of 48 (767746)
09-01-2015 1:22 PM
Reply to: Message 44 by Straightshot
09-01-2015 7:30 AM

Literally fulfilled

Um, you had to twist the hell out of the scripture, by saying that building a new city on top of the old one doesn't actually count as rebuilding the city, in order to get to an interpretation of a prophesy that wasn't plainly outright wrong. There's nothing literal at all about that fulfillment. Its completely figurative.

Again, what you are doing is starting with the assumption that the prophesy must be fulfilled, and then you are interpreting scripture in whatever way you must in order to maintain a fulfilled prophesy.

"Oh, Tyre was rebuilt? Well, its was built on top of the old city so that doesn't count as the old city being rebuilt."

As I said before, that's terrible theology, an impossible way to find truth, and a bastardization of the Bible.

This message is a reply to:
 Message 44 by Straightshot, posted 09-01-2015 7:30 AM Straightshot has not yet responded

Newer Topic | Older Topic
Jump to:

Copyright 2001-2018 by EvC Forum, All Rights Reserved

™ Version 4.0 Beta
Innovative software from Qwixotic © 2019