quote: A little over a hundred years ago, most christians celebrated and studied the teachings of jesus but took most of the other stories in the bible as exactly that... stories.
quote: Not arguing either point, staying out of this mostly, but I'm just curious how you have factually stated this, and that "literalism" is prevalent today. Was there some study or poll done that you could link please to show this? If it's just your opinion, that's cool. But it was stated as an absolute fact.