Luther asserted that “grace is the continuous and perpetual operation or action through which we are grasped and moved by the Spirit of God so that we do not disbelieve His promises and that we think and do whatever is favourable and pleasing to God.” If this is so then grace calls on us to use praxis alongside exegesis to work towards a better life for all God’s people on Earth. This is nowhere more vital than within Palestinian liberation theology.

“We are more alike, my friends, than we are unalike.”

  This week I’ve had two poems going around in my head, both by the same poet, the late Maya Angelou. These aren’t poems I’ve read recently, but ones which seem to give me a nudge every now and then when I see, hear, or experience something happening here in Israel and Palestine. They cause…