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Equity or Equality?

For God shows no partiality. — Romans 2:11The Old Testament provides an excellent, though rather disturbing, example of the distinction between equity and equality. It is found in 1 Kings 3:16-28, wherein is the account of two mothers, both of whom are prostitutes (v. 16), who went to King Solomon to settle a dispute between them …

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A Few Words About Justice

Against the backdrop of various media reports concerning the killing of Ahmaud Arbery, and the subsequent manifold calls that his alleged killers be brought to justice, as a black Christian who has been following this developing story in background, I felt compelled to offer the following unsolicited commentary. I am of the opinion that the …

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After the Love is Gone

I have a thing for sad love songs. There, I said it. Sad love songs tend to provide insight into the nature of the human condition in ways that nothing else does. One of the saddest love songs ever written, in my opinion, is When Did You Stop Loving Me, When Did I Stop Loving …

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