Brother Ron Barnes
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Mythology in the Bible
Looking at the names of the characters in some of the stories, it is obvious
that these stories were intended to be allegorical, not historical. Take the
story of Adam and Eve, for example. "Adam" is the Hebrew word for man and
"Eve" is the Hebrew word for mother. "Eden" means delight. So we could begin
the story by saying, "Once there was a man and a mother who lived in a
We are all familiar with the story of the suffering and steadfastness of Job. The word "Job" means he that weeps or cries. What parent in their right mind would name their son Crybaby? Consider the premise for the story of Job. God and Satan are sitting around talking one day and Satan says, "You see your servant Job down there? I'll bet I can make him hate you."
God says, "OK, kill his children, take his possessions, afflict him with disease, just don't kill him. Winner buys the beer."
What kind of loving God allows one of His angels to torture and kill people to win a bet? If this story sounds familiar, it was the premise for the movie "Trading Places" with Dan Akroyd and Eddie Murphy.
I could go on about other Bible stories (such as Noah and the flood) but you get the idea.