Thoughts on Biblical Interpretation

To demonstrate differences in the presuppositions of readers, consider these following statements about the Bible, inspiration, biblical authority, and biblical interpretation: Statement 1 The Bible is literally the Word of God. Scripture consists of the writings that were inspired by God, if not actually dictated by God to the biblical writers. The community of faith … Continue reading Thoughts on Biblical Interpretation

Stats and Facts From The Aust. Council of Social Services on Refugees

The Australian Council of Social Service is the peak body of the community services and welfare sector and the national voice for the needs of people affected by poverty and inequality. Here are some extracts from their latest emergency relief (ER)handbook (Vers. IV) (p33) There is widespread confusion about the difference between refugees and asylum … Continue reading Stats and Facts From The Aust. Council of Social Services on Refugees