Are Historicity and Poetry Mutually Exclusive?

Last week I was talking with some students about the events surrounding Jesus' crucifixion, and it came up that their religion professor denied the historicity of the "curtain torn in two" account given in Matthew, Mark, and Luke, claiming it was mere poetic flourish. ┬áThe torn curtain was explained to be poetic license taken by … Continue reading Are Historicity and Poetry Mutually Exclusive?