I wrote on this subject previously here, https://gottadobetterthanthis.wordpress.com/2012/07/25/literalness-or-is-it-idolatry/, dealing with insistence on literalness as being, perhaps, idolatrous.

Here I’m looking at the assertions in Deuteronomy and pointing out that it is either an absurd error or isn’t meant to be taken literally. Moses could not comprehend the number of stars, but God knows, and knew just as well then.  Read the rest of this entry »