Point of No Return https://mosaicmagazine.com/picks/uncategorized/2013/11/point-of-no-return/

November 20, 2013 | Katie Heffelfinger
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How the idea of exile, in the Bible only one punishment among many, evolved into a metaphor for Israel’s alienation from God—a condition that could persist even after restoration to the land.

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