The Hermeneutic Failure that Is Making Leprosy Hard to Kill

It is safe to say that when most people think of the biblical commands to love our neighbors and serve the poor, lepers are not  prioritized on the agenda. However, there are still almost a quarter of a million people worldwide suffering from leprosy. The Atlantic recently put out a small and informative overview of the history and eradication of leprosy. Yet, in many parts of the world, there is significant hold up in the elimination of the disease. [Leprosy’s] biblical and historic … [Read more...]


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