Tag: Reading the Bible

My Problem with the Bible (Brian Zahnd)

One of the most remarkable things about the Bible is that in it we find the narrative told from the perspective of the poor, the oppressed, the enslaved, the conquered, the occupied, the defeated. This is what makes it prophetic. We know that history is written by the winners. This is true — except in the case of the Bible it’s the opposite!

The Danger of Bible Apps

I am a huge fan of the YouVersion Bible app for your smart phone. I use mine daily and tell everyone I know to download it. That said, there is a danger and major weakness to using such Bible apps.  It tends to foster an individualistic, me-centered devotional […]

Beyond Chapter & Verse

Here’s an old post salvaged from the old DI archives from a couple years back.  Enjoy!  I love the Bible.  But I’ve never been good at citing “chapter and verse” as they say. Have you ever met those Christians who always need to have a verse cited to […]