Types of Truth: What are the various types of truth found in Scripture?
• Symbolic - conveyed through symbols and stories that are about deeper meaning, the symbols are cultural.
• Religious - the relationship between God and the people of Israel
• Moral - reveals, in complexities, what is right and wrong, and what we need to do to be close with others and God
• Relational - how relationships work, interactions and dynamics between people
• Historical - historical accuracy
• Geographical - the "whole world" of the Bible consisted of the Mediterranean and Mesopotamian areas
• Scientific - primitive science of the writers time, the "unexplained" was demystified in myth and symbol