Re: Postmodernism and Truth (was Re: virus: Simulacrum)

Bill Godby (
Tue, 21 May 1996 16:53:11 -0400

At 01:00 PM 5/21/96 +0000, Ken Pantheists wrote:

>However- I have to balk at Bill's induction that Judeo-Christianity
>believes the creation story is accurate. Your statement would be more
>truthful if you said "some denominations of Judaism and Christainity".

Your right, I made the grave mistake of generalizing, I should know better.
I do believe though that there is a great deal in the bible that should be
read metaphorically not literally.

>There are many biblical scholars and entire denominations who value the
>stories only because of their meaning- not because of their accuracy.

I agree.

>Bill and David: It sounds like, from your last two posts, that you are
>both on the same side. The arguement sounds like it comes down to a
>language issue.

The elephant in my front yard thinks so too.
Bill Godby