04 February 2014

Read the Bible with Atheist Jesus

Here is a suggested exercise for reading the New Testament: Imagine Jesus was an atheist or agnostic, but one aware the people of the time wouldn't accept that, so He tried a different tack to get people to see things in a new way. Weirdly, it works really well a lot of the time — even though I do believe in God. It brings yet another dimension to the NT that I find particularly helpful and even comforting. That said, I know it won’t be for everyone….