Tag Archives: The Bible

World AIDS Day: ‘Neither do I condemn you’

The following excerpt is from a blog published in the Washington Post to commemorate World AIDS Day, 1 December, 2012: Compassion for those who are HIV positive is crucial. Yet compassion by sufferers could also be vital. Recent research found that “holding a compassionate view of others” is one of four spiritual/religious attitudes that were “significantly related […]

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The Christmas gift that keeps on giving – the Christ

This is an article written by my Bedford colleague Gillian Smith and published in The Bedford Times & Citizen. The Bible story is familiar to many: Mary and Joseph’s receptivity to messages from angels; scholars from the East led by a star; shepherds – tough, strong, fearless men – who, watching over their flocks, listened […]

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