- Pathfinder

Reply To: In the first lecture, Dr. McDermott teaches that the Bible is one story, and that God upholds his covenant with the Jewish people to this very day. Was this what you were taught growing up? If not, how will this insight change the way you read the bible going forward?

Alie Brand

I find it quite strange that, in our churches here, there is very little mention of Israel, the Jews, the way of life and thinking of the people of the first century. One would expect that especially now, with the war there and the tension in the Near East, churches would also be involved and provide a biblical perspective on certain issues. But churches’ voice is still silent.It seems to me that we forgot our roots…