The Exile and its aftermath raised staggering questions for the people of God. Even after a small remnant of the people were able to return to Jerusalem under the rule of Cyrus, King of Persia, these questions remained. Israel began to retell their stories, and as they asked the question, what was God doing, they began to . . . → Read More: August Calendar
The Compass Calendar for July looks at the Exile, perhaps the least familiar texts of the Bible for contemporary Western readers.
The Babylonian captivity was an intensely felt crisis for the people of God. What about the promise to Abraham? What about the kingdom of David? What was the Exodus all about if Israel were in chains . . . → Read More: July Calendar and a request for feedback