Conciliation involves placating others with the intent to bring harmony and peace. By esteeming others better than ourselves, we become a force for peace.
Bill Onisick asks us to imagine living the life of a shepherd 3,000 years ago in Bethlehem, tending the flocks from pen to pasture, and moving the flock continually to venues of food and safety. Equipped with a rod, a knife, and a sling, the shepherd safeguards the flock from predators. This profession is truly faith-building as …
For centuries, the Philistines were a constant menace on Israel's flank. Here is what the Bible, history, and archeology have to say about this people.
Ancient Israel had at the core of its religion an obsession to please the self at the expense of justice and the best interests of the disadvantaged.