Category Archives: Ethics

A Typology of Mythic Divine Combat in the Ancient Near East & its Reflex in the Hebrew Bible

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“Calling All Prophets”

Jesus taught his disciples to pray for the arrival of the day when the rule of God (his Kingdom) would be as present on earth as it is in heaven. What does the arrival of God’s rule (Kingdom) in all … Continue reading

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Evil, Deceiving Spirits from Yahweh & Yahweh’s “Inciting” Human Actions

Evil Deceiving Spirits from Yahweh

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“A Taste of Home”

A Taste of Home

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The Full Law of “Loving Your Neighbor”: Parts I & II of the 2nd Greatest Command

Jesus’ teaching attacked the arrogance, the sense of entitlement, and the acts of oppression of those in power—Sadducees, Pharisees, Herodians—and others. As a consequence, he had enemies who¬†confronted and tested him. Out of such confrontations¬† emerged this question put to … Continue reading

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The Example of Jesus of Nazareth (Part One)

Example of Jesus of Nazareth (Part One) In some expressions of contemporary Christianity, the importance of the earthly life of Jesus of Nazareth focuses almost exclusively on his crucifixion and subsequent resurrection.¬† In this view, the significance of Jesus’ incarnation … Continue reading

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