Posted: Mar 30, 2018 3:47 pm
by Wortfish
Thomas Eshuis wrote:
Not in a book filled with miraculous claims like people living in whales, coming back from the dead, walking on water.
And you fail to provide a rigourous method to distinguish between whats allegorical and what's not.
Just asserting it's obvious doesn't make it so.

As I say, we live in a fact-based society where allegory is not used to convey truth. In the ancient world, allegory was the principal way of explaining deep meaning for which a purely factual account was unsatisfactory.