Asked whether the Bible was literally true, Mr Bush replied: "Probably not. No, I'm not a literalist, but I think you can learn a lot from it."And that God destroyed death by raising him at the first Easter, he might have added. But that "probably not" offers a gateway to many liberating, saving insights about scripture and the reign of God. Way to go, Mr. President.
"The important lesson is 'God sent a son,'" he said.
Thursday, December 11, 2008
George W. Bush And The Germans
Although not known as a raving theological liberal, the President shows that his years of Bible study have given him some modern insights: