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The Famine, the foreigner and the threshing floor

The Famine, the foreigner and the threshing floor

The Famine, the foreigner and the threshing floor: faithfulness in the book of Ruth by Guy Brandon The book of Ruth has prompted much discussion and controversy. It’s an unusual book, dealing with themes that other biblical authors don’t treat with such sympathy, including the integration of foreigners and sexual norms. Hollywood might interpret it […]

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The kinsman-redeemer

The kinsman-redeemer

Jason Fletcher, September 2003 The Jubilee Centre is committed to discerning God’s will for all human societies by wrestling with the detail of biblical social teaching. We have a special interest in learning from the life of Israel which, as a particular incarnation of timeless values, functions as a model or ‘paradigm’. In this and […]

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