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Fridays 10:30 a.m.-8 p.m..Saturdays 8 a.m-3 p.m. Abraham's Sacrifice of his Son (cont.) Father Edwin Daschbach, SVD ing the story as a mistaken belief of Some Christians strongly resist the Abraham, or a reflection of a spiri- interpretation of the Abraham-Isaac tual crisis in his life, or simply a story that I discussed last week biblical parable(cf. McKenzie, Dic- (namely, thatAbrahamonlythought tionary of the Bible, 5) helps us God wanted him to kill his son). blend the tale into the Bible's overall They insist that you must read the witness to the generosity, mercy and text literalistically. If you fail to ac- love of God, a God who would never cept that God, as the pages of Scrip- ask someone to do an evil. ture state, directly asked this of In Genesis 1-11, we have deeply Abraham, you must question all of religious truths couched in myth. the Bible. Once we get to chapter 12 and begin Let's respond with an example. Abraham, we have history but with Individuals have claimed that they a small "h" In other words, the sto- werecapturedbyaliens, taken aboard ries relating to him have a general an alien space vehicle, experimented historical setting, but you can't take upon and then released. Most of us everything in those stories as fully would deny it ever happened, de- historical spite the individuals' protestations to We can understand why l iteralists the contrary. But why, then, do we feel that this contextualist approach ! accept that Americans have walked opens a real "can of worms." The on the moon? Our response to that solution is not to condemn the ! comparison would be that there are contextualist, but to realize that any different kinds of evidence So also history of the past exhibits similar with the Bible. There are different problems. Why must we insist that kindsofevidence forsome stories in the Bible is sodifferent? Answering the Bible than for others, that it is God's word begs the issue, We know there is symbol and because contextualists believe it is metaphor in Scripture. Exodus 19:4 God's word also. The whole ques- has God telling the Israelites that he tion comes down to "how" it is God's carried them on eagles' wings out of word. Contextualists hold it is God's Egypt. We all know they walked, word written in the words and style Joshua 10:13 tells us that the sun of humans. God guided the forma- stood still and the moon stayed, while tion and writing of Scripture so that the nation took vengeance on its his religious truth was conveyed, but left the human authors free to Voes. Did the earth truly cease to rotate? In such cases, we know in- includetheirownpatternsandforms stinctively that symbol is being uti- of writing That, by the way, is why lized by the biblical author, some books of the Bible are interest- Admitting thispresenceofliter- ing, while others are qulte ary form in the Bible opens us to the boring...not because God has good interpretation of Abraham being and bad days, but because the Bible asked,,to sacrifice his on!y son. See- is also a t'uman work. Watch Saturdays at 6.'00 p.m. Viit your West Virginia Lottery Retailer and find out how you can be a game show cont ta, up $1,000,000! On-air WV contestant - March 29, 2003 Levenna Swlger. .............. Shinnston,WV ............... $1,300 At.home players - $ 100 Don HcClean South Point, OH Larry Holcomb Duluth, GA Tony Moretto Bluefield Patsy Sharer Clendenin E. E Adams Moatsville Michael Cook Pax Patricia Shumate Glen Rogers Lura ~x)doe Philippi Rebecca Legg Cedar Grove Janet Cooper West Hamlin Dortha Fisher Jane Lew Dorothy Shaffer Masontown Johnny Chirr, Jr Beckley Next Drawing May 2003 at West Vn'ginia Lottery HeadQuarters Win up to $15,000! Good t~inl happen when you play. BRUCE HORNER BOGGS Bruce Homer Boggs, age 52, passed away on March 26, 2003 at Mt. Carmel West Hospital after a long battle with heart disease. He was born on June 9, 1950 in Weston, to Betty Hardman and Tho- mas Boggs. He graduated from the Ohio State University with a degree in Secondary Education and latercom- pleted a Masters Degree in Social Work. In September 2002, he retired from Franklin County Children Ser- vices, where he worked as the super- visor of the crisis call center and later in the adoptions department. Bruce was an avid OSU and sports fan. He was an advocate for the needs of children and had a special gift for relating with older adults Bruce was a member of the Cypress Wesleyan Church for many years. He was preceded in death by his father, Thomas L. Boggs, Sr He is survived by his mother, Betty Boggs of Hilliard, Ohio; one son, T.J. Boggs of Hilliard, Ohio; two sisters, Michelle Price of Middleburg Heights, Ohio; Gigi Boggs of Hilliard, Ohio; one brother, Thomas L. Boggs. Jr. of Lex- ington, Ky; a host of nieces and neph- ews and numerous other life-long friends. Funeral services were held at 2 p.m., on Sunday, March 30, 2003 at Ellyson Mortuary in Glenville. AMMON WENDELL "BUD" BURKHAMER Ammon Wendell "Bud" B urkhamer, 74, ofNormantown, died on Thursday, March 27, 2003 at Stone- wall Jackson Memorial Hospital of Weston following a brief illness. He was born in Troy o nNovember 25, 1928: son of the late Ammon Burkhamer and Opal (Short) Burkhamer On July 17, 1988, he married Carolyn (Scott) Burkhamer, who survives Also surviving are two daughters; Barbara Owens and Ina Burkhamer both of Rock Hill, SC; three sons; Buddy Burkhamer of Columbus, Ohio; Edwin and Mark Burkhamer both of Buckhannon; four step daugh- ters; Kathy Wheeler of Burbank, Ohio; Wilda Eisenhardt of Sandfork; Doris Moss of Normantown; and Linda Husk of Grantsville; and four step sons; Danny Moss of Wooster, Ohio; Willard Moss of Lodi, Ohio; William Moss of Hinton; and Dale Moss of North Carolina. Mr. Burkhamer is also survived by seven grandchildren, 18 step grandchildren, eight step great grandchildren, five brothers; Elmer Burkhamer of York, SC; Edsil Burkhamer of Williamstown; Ray Burkhamer of Troy; Marvin Burkhamer of Belpre, Ohio, and Alan Burkhamer or York, SC, and several nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by one sister, Maxine Smith. Mr. Burkhamer retired as a field supervisor with Consolidated Gas Corporation. He was a vetern of the Korean Conflict, serving as a private first class in the US Army. Funeral services were held Sunday, March 30 at the Floyd Funeral Home Chapel with Reverend William R. Atchison officiating. Interment fol- lowed in the Carder Cemetery of Vadis. OLIVE IRENE MINIGH Olive Irene Minigh, age 82, of Sand Fork, departed this life at 2:25 p.m., Saturday, March 29, 2003 at CAMC, General Division Charleston, follow- ing a six week illness. Born March 28, 1921 in Gilmer County, daughter of the late Odbert H. and Lois N. Campbell Hamric. Mrs. Minigh was a Homemaker and member of Sand Fork Baptist Church. On December 19, 1946, she was united in marriage to Howard E. Minigh who preceded her in death April 8, 2002. Surviving are two sons; Howard L Minigh and wife Carole of Kinnelon, NJ. and Paul F. Minigh of Sand Fork, two twin brothers; Ray and Fay Hamric of Sand Fork, two sisters; Mary Rose of Greensburg, Ohio, and Jean Gum of Zanesville, Ohio, and two grandaughters; Sarah Minigh, attending American University, Washington DC and Lisa Minigh at- tending George Washington Univer- sity, Washington, DC. Mrs. Minigh was preceded in death by two brothers; Denzil and Odbert Hamric and one sister; Marie Smith. Funeral services were conducted on Wednesday, April 2, 2003 at the Ellyson Mortuary, Inc., Glenville, with the Rev. Ronzel Roberts offici- ating. Interment followed in the Hiney Cemetery. DELBERT NUTTIER Delbert Nutter, age 96, Clarksburg (Northview) died Saturday evening, March 22, 2003 as a result of injuries received in a vehicular accident. He was born in Glenville, June 12, 1906 a son of the late Josiah Nutter and the late Ingaby Zinn Nutter. Twice married he was preceded in death by his first wife, Esther Dotson Nutter in 1972 and is survived by his second wife, Edna Lucille Greynolds Windon Nutter whom he married in 1973 Also surviving are two sons and daughters-in-law, Harold E. and Dorthy A. Nutter, Clarksburg and Thurman Ray and Alice Ann Nutter, Bridgeport; four grandchildren, Je ffery Dean, Kimberly June, Deborah and Karen, two step grandchildren, Scott and Kimberly, several great grandchildren and several step great grandchildren and several nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by four sisters, Edna Rhoades, Zeffie Matthews, Stella Reed and Alta Dotson and by two brothers, Sylvania Nutter and Willie Nutter Mr. Nutter was a member of the Northview United Methodist Church. 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