Tag: Migration

UIW to Host the 2020 Pierre Lecture – The Christian Bible as a Text of Migration

UIW to Host the 2020 Pierre Lecture – The Christian Bible as a Text of Migration

One of the first stories readers encounter in Genesis describes two migrants, Adam and Eve, leaving their first home and struggling to create a life in a new land. From Genesis through Revelation, the Jewish and Christian Bibles depict migration and responses to migration, and given the prominent role of the Bible in public life, politicians, thinkers, and migrants themselves have turned to those texts to think about just and appropriate immigration policies.

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Faith and simplicity in prayer

Faith and simplicity in prayer

We can say a lot about the faith of simple people, I had a wonderful experience to prove it, it was for me an example of humility, of faith, of prayer, of true trust in God. It was with a person from my parish community, he told me that in his first year of school, he did not learn much and his mother told him: “you are a dumb, you will not go to school next year, you will go to the fields to work with your father”. And so it was, so he never learned how to read or write, he could only draw his name, every time with less effort, but it is just that, a drawing, and he is proud to know that it is his signature.

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