Psalm Bakke

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With every great work, there are downfalls that call for our attention. The first is sandwiched within one of the strengths. Bakke remarkably illustrates that everything in the bible can be seen through the lens of his theology of the city. Sadly, this is also a weakness. There are several places where more references that are biblical could have closed the door in his theology. For example in the poetry literature especially the Psalm Bakke declares that the biblical text of the Psalm messes with his narrow class bias and patriotism (73). He cites one psalm, Psalm 107. Mentioning other passages from the Psalm would have added greater depth to his argument.
Another weakness is his tendency to stretch every passage of scripture to prove that
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