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Those Tough Texts

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The Bible says it.  I believe it.  That settles it. Those are admirably bold statements.  But they don’t really help us know what to do with scores of confusing, vexing, and just plain startling Bible texts.  First-time readers of the Hebrew Scriptures – what Christians call the Old Testament – can be forgiven for wondering what they’ve gotten themselves into… Read more »