Ruth to Naomi

Narrow the house may be and poor,But should it be where you will stay,Then I will want for nothing more.Entreat me not to go away. Your bread shall be my bread, your prayerShall be my prayer. And always knowThat though you go I know not where,Gladly I follow where you go. —Thomas . . . . Continue Reading »

​Sibling Rivals

Not in God’s Name: Confronting Religious Violenceby jonathan sacksschocken, 320 pages, $28.95 Love can be a problem. To love is to have a beloved, a favorite, someone treasured above others. So love means not treating everyone the same. It is not justice. In politics, it means favoritism, . . . . Continue Reading »