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February 2022

Tensions between Russia and Ukraine


Here in the West, we tend to view our Christian faith mainly in the context of our own subjective experience, or in the context of our local Church and Community and maybe, occasionally, in our national context. This is good and necessary, but that vision is still limited; we also need to have an international perspective as we consider God and the nations (plural) of the world.

So in this article I would like to consider questions like, what is a nation? And, from Genesis 10, how did they develop? Are nations a good thing or a bad thing? After the order and unity of Genesis 10, what went wrong at Babel with the scattering of people and the confusion of language mentioned in Genesis 11?