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  • Rubel Shelly, John York and Hitler in Mein Kampf
    • Ken Sublett (Login Ken.Sublett)
      ConcernedMembersMadison
      Posted Jul 29, 2017 8:14 PM

      Rubel Shelly and John York: [p. 114] Our proposal to focus on Jesus means that Scripture is NO LONGER a set of proof-texts or a collection of facts or God's rulebook for human behavior. Scripture is the unfolding story of God acting both to create and to re-create. It is not an easy book to understand. It was NEVER intended as a document to [p. 115] be INDIVIDUALLY read and interpreted--a sort~of correspondence course in salvation.

      John Mark Hicks: Grounding a new vision of the Lord's Supper as table in the primitive biblical witness, John Mark will explain how this can be incorporated in the communal life of the church... "Revisioning the Lord's Supper: Can We 'Do' Table at Church?

      "This is the body of God for healing the bitterness of the human heart " declared Rev. Hill as women passed the milk and honey mixture around their tables. "We have seen the power, rising from the earth Together we have given birth to a Re-Imagining Community which extends to every corner of our world!

      Rubel Shelly: April 4-6, 2002 Putting on a new pair of glasses makes what was distorted now focused and clear. We see the world as it really is - not what our old glasses led us to see.

      The Body of Christ needs to re-vision - to look through new glasses for a fresh perspective. Prior to the invention of the printing press, access to the content of Scripture was oral. For thousands of years it could only be heard and interpreted in the context of community.

      Yes, INDIVIDUALS could comment on Scripture, but those comments were always for the LARGER hearing of the community.

      Only after there was INDIVIDUAL access did there become an opportunity for an individual, isolated reading and interpretation that had no need or use for community. Just as identity in Christ is always COMMUNITY identity, our reading of Scripture becomes a COMMUNITY READING as well.

      While we still have access to reading as individuals, we stop asking, "What does this mean to me?"--as though t
      here is such an isolated meaning. Instead we have a GROUP MENTALITY that asks, "What does this mean to US?"
      More importantly, we lay aside INDIVIDUAL interpretations precisely because they are inevitably argumentative and divisive.

      We GIVE UP the right of individual interpretation and take on the accountability of SHARED READING.

      This is not a pooling of collective ignorance. The Bible is full of stories from ancient and often quite alien cultural settings and belief systems, and we cannot ignore those differences.

      So we listen to the voices of scholarship just as we listen to the child who intuitively hears what God is saying in a particular story.

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