Asking the Right Question
To get the most out of the New Testament, you need to know what kind of books you’re reading.
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In the late 1960s, my car broke down in the mountains of North Carolina, and I had to hitchhike home to the middle of the state.a I was picked up by an elderly couple driving an ancient Plymouth. After a little conversation, I discovered they were “Flat-Earthers,” by which I mean they did not believe the world was round.
Honest.
I pressed them on this and asked, “Why not?”
The elderly man’s response was, “It says in the Book of Revelations [sic] that the angels will stand on the four corners of the earth. The earth couldn’t have four corners if it was round.”

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