New Calvinism is a phenomenon in American Christianity. Now its proponents want to take it offshore, claiming inroads in the UK, Australia and South Africa. Can it become a truly international movement, a movement that is cross-cultural and culture-portable?
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On Thursday nights, Arthur and I help to lead a cross-cultural Bible study. The participants are mainly skilled immigrants from the Middle East of varying Muslim backgrounds. We work hard at building bridges and commonalities but this week I was struck by the uniqueness of Christianity.
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Chatting with a friend from Syria this week, we got to comparing languages and translating each others’ names. Arthur loves the fact that his name means ‘Bear Hero’ but I’ve always thought that the meaning of my name ‘Palm Tree’ was a little bland, especially in comparison to my sisters […]
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