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Easter Saturday Reflection: Joesph of Arimathea

Today, as we wait in puzzled grief, we also remember that Joseph of Arimathea asked Pilate for Jesus body and laid it in his own new tomb. This short vignette in the gospels is a store of riches. Joseph would … Continue reading

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A new book on poverty ethics in Paul

I have a new top pick for poverty ethics in Paul: Bruce Longenecker’s, ‘Remember the Poor, Paul, Poverty, and the Greco-Roman World’ (Eerdmans, 2010). In discussions of poverty in scripture, Paul’s letters are often viewed as the weak link. Longenecker … Continue reading

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