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“…and the spirit of God was dancing over the deep.”

What was God doing at the moment of Creation in Genesis 1:2? Your Bible translation might say God’s spirit was “hovering” (NIV), or it might say the “wind” of God “swept” over the deep (NRSV). But the poetry of Genesis … Continue reading

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The Nose (Wrath) of God

“Wrath” is one of those old-fashioned words that progressives like me tend to turn up our noses at.  “Wrath” is so Old Testament, …not very “God is love.” So when I came across the word “wrath” the other day in … Continue reading

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