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Yom Kippur – a Palestinian Christian Perspective

Yom Kippur  (the Jewish day of atonement) – starts at sundown tonight. The following comes from a Palestinian Christian perspective written for last year’s celebration – for your edification: “Today, we celebrate in Israel the day of atonement or Yom Kippur. … Continue reading

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Prayer Shaming

“After a mass shooting, politicians ‘shamed’ for offering prayers” read the headline of this BBC article: “Amidst the news of a mass shooting in California, a lively debate erupted on Twitter over the power and utility of offering “prayers” in the … Continue reading

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The Bridge of Forgiveness

“If the Bible makes it clear that Christians are a forgiven people,” Gary Inrig writes, “it also makes it clear that we are to be a forgiving people.”  Forgiveness is an unnatural and outrageous act of generosity.  It always costs … Continue reading

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