Can & Should You Take The Bible Literally? Inerrantly? All of it? Some of it? Which portions? Why?

Such was the question posted by a Facebook Friend. It’s a great question — or series of questions. Here’s my response to his post.   For an “academic” answer to your question, I’m an inerrantist. I take it at face value as I read it, trying to take into account the author’s original message to…