"You know, the very powerful and the very stupid have one thing in common: They don't alter their views to fit the facts, they alter the facts to fit their views." -- Doctor Who
Little basis in scripture! That's like saying modern philosophy has little basis in Plato, or modern literature has little basis in Shakespeare. There's a superb series on BBC2 in the UK at the moment by Simon Schama, called "The Story of the Jews", and in it Professor Schama gives a superb account of the Talmud and Mishnah. In Schama's picture the Jewish commentators have taken the most interesting, wisdom oriented parts of the Bible and added wise commentary to it, and then more wise commentary on the wise commentary, and so on, thereby creating an incredibly rich, and growing, wisdom literature. Driscoll should stick to plugging his own sect, and not attempt to attack other religions, he obviously doesn't have the intellectual capacity, or depth of knowledge, to do that.
Driscoll even attacks his own, keeping up the tradition of in-fighting that Christians have become famous for down the ages:
Last edited by mal4mac; 09-24-2013 at 04:31 AM.