Wednesday, January 25, 2012

Why Most Americans Don't Get the Bible

Reading the Bible outside of the cultural context of Abraham's Kushite ancestors and his ruler-priest descendants leads to loss of meaning.  Here is an interesting article in which this is demonstrated. 

The article On the Failure of "Meaning": Bible reading in the anthropology of Christianity is written by James S. Bielo, Anthropology professor at Miami University in Ohio.

Related reading:  African Context of Biblical Material; Parsing Genesis 1:1-2

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