Category Archives: Ruth

Book Write-Up: In the Field of Grace, by Tessa Afshar

Tessa Afshar.  In the Field of Grace.  Chicago: Moody Publishers, 2014.  See here to buy the book. In the Field of Grace is a novel that is based on the biblical Book of Ruth.  Here are some of my thoughts … Continue reading

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Solomon vs. Ruth, or Maybe Esther

Joe Biden reminds me of Solomon, whereas I associate Sarah Palin with Ruth, or maybe Esther. Let me explain. I realize that comparing Joe Biden to Solomon is problematic, since Biden doesn’t always think before he speaks, violating several Solomonic … Continue reading

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Ruth and James McGrath

As I did my weekly quiet time on Ruth 1 yesterday, my mind went back to some posts James McGrath did on Christian inclusivism: Is Jesus the Only Way? Not according to most Christians…or the Bible! “In the [synoptic] Gospels, … Continue reading

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