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Bruce Epperly: The Book of Ruth, Gleaning, and the Social Safety Net

by Dr. Bruce Epperly Leviticus 19:9-10 proclaims: When you reap the harvest of your land, do not reap to the very edges of your field or gather the gleanings of your harvest. Do not go over your vineyard a second time or pick up the grapes that have fallen. Leave them for the poor and…

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Is America morally obligated to resettle Syrian refugees? —YES

[Editor’s Note: Not all post will have an opposing response. If you disagree with this one, please make your case in the comments.] by Doris Horton Murdoch Yes, Americans are morally obligated to resettle Syrian refugees. This resettlement assistance of any global group of oppressed persons is a collective international responsibility. According to World Vision,…