We are currently discussing narrative in one of my classes, so I'll make a more in-depth thread on it later. We're discussing things such as how the mind thinks in narrative, learns in narrative, and how there are cognitive processes in place to interpret things in story form.
Before I go any further in my next post. I want to get a preliminary feel for people's opinion on the subject.
The bible is clearly written in a narrative format. It is isn't written like a textbook or an encyclopedia. It is laid out as a story form.
Ignoring the psychology behind it. Have you thought of this format at a bad thing, or a good thing for religion? In other words, if God is real, is this a smart move or a bad move?
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