Bible

Spaces to play and to discover 

Spaces to play and to discover 

Holy texts of all religions are distributed all over the world, but can we assume that just because they are read, they are understood? The Ethiopian eunuch’s cry in Acts…

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Strangers, Neighbors, Friends

Strangers, Neighbors, Friends

Title:  Strangers, Neighbors, Friends: Muslim-Christian-Jewish Reflections on Compassion and Peace Author:  Kelly James Clark, Aziz Abu Sarah and Nancy Fuchs Kreimer Publisher: Cascade Books, 2018 Reviewer:  Louise Simon   The…

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God, us, and covid-19

God, us, and covid-19

How are we to respond to what is happening in the world today?  As Christians, as Muslims, how do we understand what is happening, in the light of God’s sovereign…

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Discipling Women

Discipling Women

What might discipling women look like? Here are some suggestions, interpretively culled from a recent When Women Speak… webinar with Evelyn Hibbert.  You will find more excellent material in Evelyn…

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Ministering in Patronage Cultures. Biblical Models and Missional Applications

Ministering in Patronage Cultures. Biblical Models and Missional Applications

Book Title: Ministering in Patronage Cultures. Biblical Models and Missional Applications Author: Jayson Georges Publisher: IVP Academic 2019 Reviewer: Moyra Dale Patronage has attracted increasing discussion in missiological writings in…

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Talking about God – Grounded Theology

Talking about God – Grounded Theology

“You can pick up books on any of (the Middle Eastern conflicts around the turn of the century), riffle through the index, and not find a single woman. … (Women)…

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Fasting

Fasting

Ramadan has come and gone for another year. Gone are the long daylight hours without food or drink, the clogged traffic as everyone rushes for home before the evening break-fast,…

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Honour/Shame Cultures – A Beginner’s Guide to Cross-Cultural Missions

Honour/Shame Cultures – A Beginner’s Guide to Cross-Cultural Missions

Title: Honour/Shame Cultures - A Beginner's Guide to Cross-Cultural Missions Author: Juliet November* Publisher: Self-published, 2017 Reviewer: SB Honour and Shame: “Is it really that significant?” I was being interviewed…

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Jesus Talking to a Woman

Jesus Talking to a Woman

As women we are grounded in time and space, in our families, in our communities with their histories, and in the daily needs of food and drink and rest for…

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The Familiarity of Christmas?

The Familiarity of Christmas?

The build-up to Christmas was there on public display inside and outside shopping centres and in individual shops. Lights and decorations. Santas, snowmen, Christmas trees, tinsel. Christmas carols—both traditional religious…

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