Discerning Intention

features David Wenham

In today's video, Revd. Dr. David Wenham discusses how defending the Truth of Scripture doesn't always require an ultra-literalistic interpretation.He sympathizes with those who fear that liberal theology gives away too much of the bible and notes that there are parts of Genesis to be taken literally, but he insists that those who seek the true meaning of scripture must respect the intention of the authors, whether we are reading the Gospels, parables, or Genesis. As he says, "Sometimes the most literal interpretation is not always the right interpretation."

John Ortberg, Pastor, Menlo Park Presbyterian Church

Jesus said that we are to love the Lord our God with all our mind. That means scientific investigation ought to be an act of worship. BioLogos is helping to recover an enormously important endeavor for the church in our day, and I am grateful to God that it exists and is bringing light to places that too often only get heat.

- John Ortberg, Pastor, Menlo Park Presbyterian Church