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What Bible does Santorum read, anyway?

What Bible does Santorum read, anyway?

Even since he took half a step back from comments made over Barack Obama’s “phony theology” – pinning it on radical environmentalism – fallout continues over Rick Santorum’s remarks about the President and the Bible.


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As long as you contrast “liberal” w/ “God” (and not “liberal” w/ “conservative”: two HUMAN opinions), there really isn’t any room for dialogue here.

JC Fisher

Paige Baker

If we discount the Bible as something less than God-breathed, then we cease to believe in Christ.

Is that the “royal” ‘we’?

If not, you exhibit some pretty astonishing arrogance…

E Sinkula

You proved my point James. Thanks!


James Pirrung-Mikolajczyk


As I said, you have to believe in the Bible’s authority to use it. Otherwise, it’s false to refer to it period.


Truth-telling is only considered uncharitable by those who refuse to accept absolute truth. I don’t take any of this stuff personally because I know that it’s all against God and not me. I’ve weighed carefully all the other interpretations, but most liberals totally dismiss the Bible with ad hominem arguments. I am not persuaded by those who don’t view the Bible as God’s authoritative revelation to us. That’s a sinner’s understanding of the Scriptures.

I know the NRSV uses “sodomite”, which reflects a conservative view pertaining to Sodom and Gomorrah.

James Pirrung

E Sinkula

I think of Isaiah 58 verse 4 is appropriate today.


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