titles one of her blogs, “The Power of 'Story-truth' for Understanding the Bible.”
The ELCA seminary dean/professor writes, “Read this little piece, from a great website you should be reading regularly.” She then provides a link to the article “Fiction Is Best Way to Tell God’s Story.” Here we go again with ELCA leadership teaching and believing the Bible is composed of a bunch of made up stories.
The author of the article which Rev. Dr. Largen tells us to read “suspects” the Biblical writers are “adding and subtracting, making up a few things to get at the real truth.”
“By telling stories, you objectify your own experience. You separate it from yourself. You pin down certain truths. You make up others. You start sometimes with an incident that truly happened . . . and you carry it forward by inventing incidents that did not in fact occur but that nonetheless help to clarify and explain.” (see here)
After encouraging readers to read this article ELCA Dean/Professor Largen writes “. . . think more deeply and creatively about what it means when we say something is 'true' in the context of our faith! [More Christians should think about this when reading Scripture!!]” (read here)
Don't we call people “liars” who make up stories while trying to pass them off as actual events?