The Red Letters: The Words of Jesus or the Voice of Jesus?

In our last post, we took up the issue of Red Letter Bibles. In particular, we sought to demonstrate the problems that necessarily ensue when we seek to elevate the red letters of scripture above the black ones. This doesn’t square with scripture’s view of scripture; nor does it square with Jesus’ view of scripture. […]

The Problem(s) with Red Letter Christianity

As a Christian, I go in big for Jesus. Count me in the pro-Jesus camp. Among lots of other wonderful things we can say about Jesus: he’s a great teacher. He said some truly wonderful things. Things that should be believed and embraced. Teachings that should be followed. It would be an odd thing for […]