By painting terrorist acts as “Islamic,” certain conservatives ping the religious zeal of their right-wing Christian followers.
The Bible offers guidance on how to respond to attempts at the consolidation of dangerous power.
We enter Ramadan reflecting on the tragic loss of life in Manchester. We pray for the souls of the victims, for the recovery
Liberals are reacting to Trump’s election in dramatic ways. Depression, anxiety, anger, etc. are common. Conservatives are
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I believe that God's laws are still in effect today because God makes himself known to us by the law that He writes on all peoples' hearts. The law that is written on our hearts is the same law that God gave Moses over 2000 years ago.
Beersheba -- Where Abraham Swore an Oath: Near Israel's Fraught Border With Gaza on the Looney Front, Part 3
Today, Beersheba is a modern university town of some 200,000 people, at 25 miles from the Gaza strip further than either Sderot or Netivot, though still within range of incoming grad rockets that have at times pummelled the city.
The Old Testament has two different commands for using what are called phylacteries (Hebrew, tefillin): one in Deuteronomy, the other in Exodus.
The Bible often warns against trusting the wrong sources (e.g., false prophets). But in the story of Balaam, the Bible warns against placing too much trust in the right sources -- in this case Moses. The Bible's warning is particularly pertinent to us today, since we are particularly prone to the error of excessively trusting our sources.
It's time to leave our homes and head outside to our Sukkot. What exactly are we commemorating?