Category: Christianity and culture

Summary: The March 2008 issue of The Atlantic included an article about violence between Christians and Muslims in Nigeria. It prompted me to think about two things: themes of retribution we find in the New Testament, and the rhetoric of violence issued by some Christians.

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Christianity and culture

Summary: This article highlights ways Christian sermons can fall prey to misrepresenting Judaism and voicing anti-Jewish ideas. Among the resources preachers might consult to address this problem is a fine book by Amy-Jill Levine: The Misunderstood Jew: The Church and the Scandal of the Jewish Jesus.

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