Being convinced that the Bible as we have it is God’s choice for the world is pervasively decisive in how we think about a thousand things.
I’m not referring only what the Bible teaches on a thousand things, but also what kinds of writing the Bible is made up of, and the fact that it is writing at all.
It makes a huge difference in how you think about reading and education if you are convinced that God thought it was good to communicate with the world through a book. There are dozens of foolish ideas about education that we will be protected from by simply thinking God was wise in using a book.
And it makes a huge difference in how you think about many things if you are convin…