Who Is the Biblical Stranger, and What Should the Bible's Teaching Mean Today?
The shifting historical meaning of “Thou shalt not oppress a stranger.”
June 7, 2017 | Philologos
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African asylum seekers, mostly from Eritrea, in Israel in 2017. MENAHEM KAHANA/AFP/Getty Images.