Author: Norman Young
Like the “New Deal” offered by US Democrat leader Franklin D Roosevelt to counter the Great Depression in March 1933, God’s new covenant with Israel was also by no means entirely new and it too was in response to a national catastrophe.
"Of course God will forgive me," said German romantic poet Heinrich Heine on his death bed. "That's His job." Dr Norman Young, however, suggests God's forgiveness is no such easy-going indulgence.
Dr Norman Young unpacks the two words that have influenced our laws, shaped our attitudes, excused terrible abuse on countless wives and condemned the apostle Paul as a woman-hater.