For the Oxford Movement, the interpretation of the Bible is inextricably bound up with the doctrine of the Incarnation and the sacraments, so that to neglect a sacramental or allegorical interpretation is in some way to fail to appreciate, or even to deny, these doctrines.
Instead of fretting over the present global catastrophe, read old books, and live in your neighborhood, doing whatever else you can, according to the ability God has given you.
When it comes to scriptural interpretation, it’s crucial to take history seriously — or so I’ve read. Many of us, it seems, are simply not taking history seriously enough.
I have recently found myself reading the Authorized Version (a.k.a. the King James Version) for my devotions.
‘God speaks my language’: A conversation on Bible translation with Andrew Atagotaaluk and Jonas Allooloo
When they finished translating the Bible into Inuktikut, many came up saying, "Now God speaks my language!”
Satire can quickly become toothless, selling itself for an easy laugh.