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11 Christians die every day for their faith

International (MNN) – Christians are asking ‘What about us?’ It was impossible to miss the mass shootings in New Zealand at two Christchurch mosques that killed 50 people on March 15. Funerals began Wednesday as families began burying the first of those 50 victims. Round-the-clock media coverage of this attack …

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How Scholars’ Perceptions of the Semantic Range of יוֹם Have Affected Their Discussions of the Age of the Universe: Part 1

Keywords: יוֹם ; age of the universe; biblical hermeneutics; connotations of yom; Creation account; Darwinian evolution; days of Creation; denotation of yom; the Enlightenment; figurative meaning; Genesis 1:1; Genesis 1:1–2:4; linguistic context of Genesis 1; literal meaning; Masoretic text; metaphor; origins; paragraph structure of Genesis 1; semantic range of yom; …

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You Shall Know Them by Their Clothes

Storytellers know that the unfolding of dramatic events can be hard to follow. So to help their audiences make sense of what is happening, they often insert symbolic clues. In cartoons, the villains scowl and speak with gravelly voices, and the heroes smile and sound all-American. In movies, a menacing …

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Syntactical Features of Hebrew Genitive Clauses and Their Implications for Translating Genesis 1:1

Keywords: genitive clause, substantival clause, participatory clause, absolute, construct, finite verb, regens, verse-ending soph passuq, clause-level waw, waw-consecutive Introduction In the previous article (Wilson 2018), issues related to the translation of Genesis 1:1 were examined at the lexical and grammatical levels.1 That article identified the word רֵאשִׁ֖ית in Genesis 1:1 …

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