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Please Reign Over Me: The Bible, Trees, and the Problem of Power

For years, in both an academic setting and in other writings, I have railed against the misuse of the Bible. I see it used as a moral justification to deny humans basic rights by taking ancient passages out of context … Continue reading

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What Would Jesus Do at the Border: The Bible and Immigration

Why are those who are all too eager to appear at anti-gay marriage rallies and anti-abortion rallies with Bibles in one hand and signs in the other, absent with the arrival of immigrants, especially children, advocating for their humane treatment based on biblical principles? Continue reading

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