Generally, Christendom defends eating whatever they want, clean or unclean, by referring to Peter’s vision in Acts 10. Unfortunately, to arrive at that interpretation, one has to violate a principle of hermeneutics that says the dream or vision is not itself the interpretation, rather the interpretation given in Scripture is the literal meaning of the dream or vision. To explain, Peter’s vision is not the literal meaning, rather, Acts 10:28 is the literal interpretation of his vision. Acts 10:28 says,
Acts 10:28 And he said to them, “You yourselves know how unlawful it is for a man who is a Jew to associate with a foreigner or to visit him; and yet God has shown me that I should not call any man common or unclean.
To believe the dream or vision is itself the interpretation is pretty absurd, because we would have to maintain the same rule throughout Scripture. Here is where I got tickled. Continue reading “Farmers, skinny cows and dream interpretation”