Tag Archives: Jesus Christ

Investigations

Have I misunderstood or misrepresented the cultures about which I have written?  My intention in writing is to offer not to impose, a diagnosis. The suggestions proffered here need to be placed in the context of other, related offerings.  All … Continue reading

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Old Testament through eyes of Semitic culture

The OT revelation was mediated through a Semitic culture in which male superiority and chauvinism were almost built into the structure of things.  That male-oriented culture was available to God as a medium for communication and He was content to … Continue reading

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Distinct universes

  If you smile at your wife, she will take advantage of you!  Between men and women there is a huge gulf. Male and female ‘live’ in distinct universes. To confuse the two universes is to court disaster.  It is the … Continue reading

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Reaching out in friendship: Have no agenda

We all have agendas. But what if our agenda really is just to do good and serve people? Something like, “love your neighbour.” I am sure this does not mean we cannot be bold in sharing this amazingly Good News … Continue reading

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We have the greatest commandment

Love God and love people.  Love has always been and will always be the strongest force in the universe.  No one can stand against it  Not the worst Muslim or the best Christian.  It is who God is and who … Continue reading

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Despite theological differences

There is a gold mine running through the Qur’an – His name is Jesus (Isa).  The Qur’an mentions Jesus almost one hundred times, all with great reverence. Early in his “career” Muhammad was not building a religion to displace Judaism … Continue reading

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A bit of history about Muhammad

In the late sixth century A.D., a boy was born in Mecca, Arabia.  The boy would grow into a man who would unite the Arab people, wage military campaigns, and become revered as a prophet to millions of people for … Continue reading

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