Readers' Letters: What About Literalism?

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I have always been troubled by the responsive "The Word of God for the People of God" after the scripture readings. Usually I am just beginning to think about what the reading means, when my thoughts are interrupted by this response. It seems as though I should not try to contemplate what the Bible really means, but should accept the rote reading without thought or question. This makes the reading meaningless for me.

John Paylor more than 7 years ago