Christianity and Islam: What American Christians need to know about Muslims

Monthly Archives: April, 2017

Sunnis and Shi’a

Over the past few weeks a number of people have asked about the differences between Sunni and Shi’a Islam. The differences between the two usually don’t matter much in practice, … Continue reading

April 30, 2017 · 2 Comments

Loving Muslims

If you go to church much (and maybe even if you don’t go at all), you probably know that, for Christians, biblical “love” is not a feeling; biblical love is … Continue reading

April 10, 2017 · 2 Comments

Israel and the Middle East: Trump Getting it Right

Yes, you read the title correctly. President Trump has earned praise, so I will give him his credit due, with the hope that he will earn more.  Even more important, … Continue reading

April 7, 2017 · 1 Comment

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The Text in Context

Helping modern readers engage with ancient biblical texts

Mark Biddle

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