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David and Bathsheba

As the Church struggles to overcome sexual abuse, an Old Testament scholar backs up a young woman's claim that David's sexual encounter with Bathsheba was not adultery or fornication, but rape. Read more

Perspectives 1 Comments

The story of David and Bathsheba, wife of Uzziah, and of Nathan the truth-teller, hold important lessons about the dictatorial abuse of power known as fascism, writes the Rev. Richard Lowell Bryant. Read more

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It's not enough to confess our sins and be forgiven, writes the Rev. Taylor Mertins. Like King David, we must also seek to be reconciled with those we've wronged. Read more

Practicing Faith

No person, no church, is immune from the temptations of sin. ... David’s episode with Bathsheba reminds us of what happens when we grow so confident that we believe nothing should be beyond our possession, writes the Rev. Taylor Mertins. Read more

Practicing Faith