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Book Review: In Transit

In Transit: Between the Image of God and the Image of Man

Author: Tshenuwani Simon Farisani

Publisher: William B. Eerdmanns & Africa World Press Inc. 873 more words

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Thirty is not just a number (yes, it’s a sequel)

Tomorrow, if my last student completes her last assignments, I will have finished thirty years of full time teaching. Amazing to me. Lots of ups and downs, but more ups! 457 more words


CLWR’s first webinar

Recently I attended Canadian Lutheran World Relief’s first ever webinar on Refugees, COVID-19 and the Church. It was quite informative. According to one of the speakers, there are around 80 million refugees in the world today. 63 more words


Beckett: Commentary on Job 12, Job's Reply to Zophar - Glory to God's Sovereignty

While Job’s friends have said some true things, they were all in error by assuming Job’s suffering is the direct result of God’s punishment for special sin. 1,609 more words


Beckett: Commentary on Job 10, Job's Irrational Lamenting

10:1-7, Job Asks God the Wrong Questions

“I loathe my life; I will give free utterance to my complaint; I will speak in the bitterness of my soul.

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Beckett: Commentary on Job 9, Job's Reply to Bildad - His Desperation for A Mediator

9:1-4, Who Can Justify Themselves before God?

Then Job answered and said: “Truly I know that it is so: But how can a man be in the right before God?”

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Figure 1. Luther Campbell monument, 1870. Glenwood Cemetery, Washington, D.C. Photo: author.

The saddest thing in a cemetery is the monument of a dead child. Actually, even worse is a monument with mother and baby having died together or on successive days. 432 more words