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Comment #358856 by epeeist

Yes. Those who call for the bible to be taken metaphorically are generally trying to save the bible's face.

No one can really be sure for certain, but I don't think EITHER creation stories in Genesis were written as a metphor. They were the J and P sources best efforts to explain creation. Their knowledge was limited. It was wrong. Should be end of story. However, however, however...

Wed, 01 Apr 2009 13:00:00 UTC | #342612