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Tag Archives: bible

The Afterlife: One World at a Time

The concept of a heavenly afterlife for the faithful (and a hellish one for their persecutors) seems to have become appealing in Judaism during a time of great persecution: if faithfulness was not rewarded on earth, then it would be later by a just God.

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The Bible as Social Justice Theology

Just as GOP attempts to restrict voting might also affect Republicans, its plans to ban social justice curricula must, I argue, include the Bible. From the Exodus to Jesus’ outreach to the poor, the foreigner, and the outcast — Jesus’ “least of these” — the Bible is a powerful lesson in liberation theology.

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The Grace of God in The Face of Covid

As I compose this article, 2,290,488 deaths have been reported to the World Health Organization. And yet, compared to some events in history, we’re in relatively good shape, which I attribute to God’s grace toward mankind.

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How to Apply the Bible

Now that we have explored many aspects of biblical interpretation, it is time to address the final question in this series: How can we apply the Bible to our lives today?

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