Reading the Bible With Deeper Understanding

photo credit: Daniel Jinsub Lee “When your words came I ate them ….” (Jeremiah 15:16) There are three levels of interpretation possible when reading the Bible. They are: 1. the historical/literal translation. The Bible has historical relevance. It happened in time and space. It is also “his story” – meaning it is the story of mankind. 2. the symbolic interpretation. Every name of person or

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The Bible & Alchemy

by h.koppdelaney I have come to think of the Bible as an Alchemical text. Alchemy is a word used to describe a process that turns baseness to gold. The ancient alchemists tried to turn actual metal to the substance of gold. But there is another, more immediate application of the term alchemy … it is the process of refining our own internal baseness into gold.

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