• [The Bible] has to be interpreted. And if it isn’t interpreted, then it can’t be put into action. So if we are serious about following God, then we have to interpret the Bible. It is not possible to simply do what the Bible says. We must first make decisions about what it means at this time, in this place, for these people.

    Rob Bell (2013). “The Complete Rob Bell: His Seven Bestselling Books, All in One Place”, p.25, HarperCollins UK