Monday, 5 January 2015

Minimalism mon amour

Uri Avnery's comments, quoted in the previous post, seem to have created a bow wave ranging from herniated shock to guarded reservation among readers of this blog. So, what the heck, let's stir things up further with this short article on the Bible and Interpretation site by Jim West: A (Very, Very) Short History of Minimalism.



  1. Watch out for cunning Christian apologists like Jim West who now say:
    "Did we give the impression that Genesis/Chronicles/Gospels were literal??"
    "No, no, [now that we're busted by science & logic] these are merely poetic and theological"

  2. The absence of evidence of something that is scientifically impossible is a given.