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Hermas: on possessions

It’s an interesting idea (although wrong) that things on earth are under an alien power for the earth is the Lord’s and everything in it, but right in that not everything has kingdom values and almost nothing is neutral…. “You who are God’s servants are

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Bonhoeffer on: A son given by God

“This text speaks of the birth of a child, not the revolutionary deed of a strong man, or the breath-taking discovery of a sage, or the pious deed of a saint. It truly boggles the mind: The birth of a child is to bring about