If we interpret the bible in a mythological sense then the stories of the old and new testament can not be proved wrong by scientific of historical evidence.
Rogerson wro te Because myths have their birth not in logic but in intuitions of transcendence, they are of value to traditions that seek to describe the action of the other worldly in the arrange world.
This is because religious language cannot make factual claims- but it still can have influence on the way people view the world. This was a language they could understand and images and pictures that related to ordinary readers and listeners to religious works.
Games have nothing in common except for their purpose and having rules. In the 19th century D. There is an amazing discussion on all the different types of cosmic trees, such as the Yggdrasil.
The symbolism is beyond the physical phenomena of this world; the experience is more than the phenomena that could be captured in a photograph.
Popper argued that scientific methodology was predicated upon the falsification principle as opposed to the verification principle. Posted by.
Two people were arguing whether the high-pitched humming noise that accompanies ducks in flight is from air passing through the beak or from the flapping of wings. Peter Vardy observes: In finding the value of religious language, the individual finds God. Biblical stories which seem meaningless to scientists are more encounterable if you phone of them as another language.
If anything, the causation seems to me more likely to be reversed in this book; that is, the figures predated their use as labeling devices for the astronomical concepts.