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Christian Tractatus

(Text as at 12/08/2007 10:17:46)

That is, the Bible cannot be assumed to enjoy any special status that removes it from the realm of criticism.

  1. In particular, we cannot simply take the Bible as a gift from God telling us how things are. This assumption begs the question of how we know that the Bible enjoys this special status (assuming it does).
  2. The above remark will appear commonplace to one without a Christian/fundamentalist background. What follows is particularly addressed to those of a Christian/fundamentalist persuasion.

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