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The Social Concern of Deuteronomy: The Forgiveness of Debts

In my two previous posts I discussed how the laws in the book of Deuteronomy seek to address many of the social issues that confronted Israelite society in the seventh century B.C.  These concerns came out of the religious reforms … Continue reading

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