All posts by Lawrence A. Reh

Dove flying in Lisbon, Portugal

When I Was a Child

When I was a child, growing up in a fairly strict home that centered around Lutheran fundamentalism, one of the most punishing things that I remember hearing from either Mom or Dad, in terms of correction, was the phrase, “Shame on you.” In my memory,

Man flipping the page of a Bible

Paul’s Greek: First Aid for Mistranslation

A friend recently wrote, “I recognize that there is one passage in 1 Corinthians that speaks specifically about ‘homosexuals.’ I’m still working through that one.” I responded, to his surprise, “I don’t believe this verse does speak specifically about homosexuals.” Even when English translations of