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ISIS, Ancient Violence, and the Torah’s Radical Response

Most of us are absolutely stunned by the brutality of ISIS, the Muslim extremist group. The grisly beheading of the news reporter, James Foley is too horrifying for words.

ISIS ViolenceWith this in mind, I’d like to point you to Stuart Dauermann’s article, ISIS: Something Wicked This Way Comes. He points out that this nightmarish wave of violence is very reminiscent of the appalling history of the Assyrians who once lived here. He comments,

Terrorism is not an Islamic invention. In the region, it is thousands of years old. By terrorism I mean the use of gruesome violence upon one’s enemies as a means of terrifying and subjugating those who survive. It is horrifying…

Share Your Study Guides!

DiscussionSome of my readers have written some amazing discussion questions for groups they are leading. Do you mind sharing? You’re welcome to send me a copy or a link (tverberg *at* ourrabbijesus.com) if you’ve put them online.

(Just to remind you, Sitting at the Feet of Rabbi Jesus has a study guide that is free to download at this link, and Walking in the Dust of Rabbi Jesus has a guide included at the end of each chapter.)

But you can never have too much discussion!

Here are some excellent discussion guides by Tim Collins at Rochester Christian Reformed Church in Colton, NY for some of the chapters in Walking in the Dust …