Pastor Melissa Scott Can’t Read

June 26, 2008

So it was early in the AM and I was watching some late night TV and I saw yet another televangelist / preacher pointing at some written Hebrew words on a whiteboard. She was insisting something about translations being incorrect and insistence on truly understanding the scriptures. She took a passage from the old testament and began to translate several words incorrectly which any Jewish Yeshiva child in fourth grade would easily have corrected. It completely floored me as to how many of these self-appointed “experts” had far less of an understanding of Hebrew and the Old Testament than they purport to millions of devout Christians. Read more