N.T. Wright on Understanding Ancient Texts

In this video conversation, via BioLogos Forum, N.T. Wright emphasizes the importance of understanding the context and genre of biblical texts in order to know whether to read them as literal or metaphorical narratives.  So many mistakes are made in our biblical understanding and application due to us simply not taking the time to consider that these writings were actually written to people other than 21st century Christian-Americans.  The lenses through which we read the Scriptures need to be a bit more informed.  Bishop Wright adds his thoughts the importance reading the Scriptures carefully and informatively…
 
 
 
Also see another BioLogos Forum video blog with N.T. Wright as he talks about the story presented in Genesis 2 and 3 and offers some important insights on the functionality of the text that in many ways transcends its literal narrative – HERE.