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“Exile” in 1 Peter (1)

The motif of “exile” or “sojourning” is perhaps most prominent in Peter’s first letter, where it occurs three times. As it turns out, not every use of this concept in 1 Peter is the same. In a series of three brief posts, we will look at each instance, and also use John Calvin’s commentary to […]

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Exile and Political Theology

In the beginning, everything was whole and pure. Out of his infinite self-possession, God diffused goodness into being, and created this cosmos with human beings at its apex, in a Garden for their first home. In the Garden human beings had everything they needed: food and land, each other, access to the gift of eternal […]