The Resurrection - who cares?

At Easter the Order of Service for the mass media is to taunt bishops by asking for public statements about the Resurrection.

It’s pretty difficult to say something intelligent about it without shocking some group of Christians.

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Isaiah and society's agenda

The Old Testament scholar John Barton, in his Understanding Old Testament Ethics (Westminster John Knox, 2003, pp. 138-140), describes the moral philosophy of the 8th Century BCE prophet Isaiah:

Isaiah… begins with a picture of the world in which God is the creator and preserver of all things and occupies by right the supreme position over all that he has made.

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