Reflection — April 12th
It was seldom a natural virtue in tribal communities to welcome members of other tribes, but more usual to accept and provide for their own disadvantaged – though even there boundaries were drawn, excluding for example the twins that Mary Slessor rescued in Nigeria.
In Britain today we have a less than glorious mixture: an NHS which is still hospitable at the point of need, a benefits system which provides grudging hospitality, and immigration laws which prove inhospitable to those who cannot prove their need to a politically acceptable standard.
The challenge of Leviticus is that the poor
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