All God's Children by Steven L. McKenzie

By Steven L. McKenzie

During this much-needed reminder for these suffering to reside trustworthy lives this present day, Steven McKenzie insists that the Bible's precise message leads Christians clear of the evils of racism and narrowness of bigotry to God's imaginative and prescient of humanity and harmony.

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Only the valuable metals—gold, silver, and bronze—are retained for deposit into the treasury for Yahweh (7:19), for they also belong to Yahweh.  A national army might "devote" to destruction a "foreign" group of people who lived inside the territory of their god but who did not worship that god.  In short, ''foreigners" who reside in Israel have most of the same rights and responsibilities as citizens (16:9–12; 24:14–15).  Thus, the "devotion" of the Canaanites and the exclusivism of Deuteronomy is religious rather than ethnic in motivation.

Page 33 Moses' Wives Israel's birth as a nation, according to the Bible, took place at the exodus from Egypt under Moses. When Israel was a child I loved him, And out of Egypt I called my son.  In fact, the very name "Hebrew" seems originally to have designated a socioeconomic class rather than an ethnic group.  But she, like so many others, was incorporated as part of the nation.  While the story does not address either question directly, its plot does suggest related answers to both.  They are also not likely Mesopotamians, since the story deals with Judah and its nearby neighbors.

Let my people go!  Out of town at the time, she was warned not to return to Memphis because of threats on her life. There is therefore only one thing left that we can do; save our money and leave a town which will neither protect our lives and property, nor give us a fair trial in the courts, but takes us out and murders us in cold blood when accused by white persons.  Like Rahab, she was courageous and insightful, and like one of Moses' wives, she was of African descent.  We suggested that this tradition was part of a concern for religious "purity" from a relatively late date in Israel's history, and that the wholesale annihilation depicted in these texts never actually occurred.

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