Archive for July 14th, 2019

Refugees: White Evangelicals vs. Bible

2019/07/14

(Patheos::ATP) – Jonathan MS Pearce:

Let me prep the scenario:

Exodus 22:21 — “You shall not wrong or oppress a resident alien; for you were aliens in the land of Egypt.”

Leviticus 19:34 — “The alien who resides with you shall be to you as the citizen among you; you shall love the foreigner as yourself, for you were foreign in the land of Egypt: I am the Lord your God.”

Jeremiah 22:3 — “Thus says the Lord: Do justice and righteousness, and deliver from the hand of the oppressor him who has been robbed. And do no wrong or violence to the resident alien, the fatherless, and the widow, nor shed innocent blood in this place.”

Matthew 25:35 — “I was hungry and you gave me food, I was thirsty and you gave me drink, I was a stranger and you welcomed me.”

And then let’s look at the latest survey data from the Pew Research Center, which I will present in their charts and a quote

tippling very-unbiblical

Religious differences on view of U.S. responsibility to accept refugees (beige: no, green: yes)

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Megan Rapinoe vs. Donald Trump

2019/07/14

(Guardian Comments) – Emma Brockes:

A man with little talent squats in the White House, so it’s like balm to see a female sports star with real ability who’s unafraid to brag about it. …

theguardian 2019/jul/12 megan-rapinoe

Megan Rapinoe