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Reading the Bible in Context(s): Why Faithful Interpretation Means Considering 'Various Strata of Biblical Discourse'

When reading the Bible (especially the Old Testament) we must always endeavor to read it “in context.” However, because Scripture is book composed of many books, written by many authors, and recorded over many centuries, reading the Bible in context means paying attention to “various strata of biblical discourse.” 524 more words

Bible

365 Challenge: Day 275 - Coddle

Coddle: treat in an indulgent or overprotective way

As I prepared for bed last night, I looked at a few social media sites before I shut down the computer. 1,330 more words

Book Reviews

Of context and purpose: Two random rush-hour tales

where

you are.

is not

who 

you are.

(circumstances – nayyirah waheed)

Moving in.

‘Can you move in, please?’

Hearing this question from a partner might bring us great joy and/or anxiety. 685 more words

Humour

Writing on High

I have been meaning to post something about the Bisitun (or Behistun) inscription for ages now, but never seem to get round to it. Noticing that today is International Mountain Day has finally spurred me to action – though this will have to be a short post for now because I don’t have time at the moment to do this wonderful monument the justice it deserves. 969 more words

Writing

1 Man - 6 Depictions

Canon industries experimented with the bias of a photographer when they took six different photographers and one man. They had each photographer capture the man, Michael, unaware that he was being photographed by other photographers with a different story. 346 more words