I had used the phrase “cherry-picking” plenty of times, metaphorically, in relation to the Bible. But I had never literally picked cherries. However, a few years ago we planted a cherry tree in our yard, and just recently I had the opportunity to pick cherries for the first time in my life. And so here are a few things…

via Cherry-Picking from the Bible: Lessons Learned from Actually Picking Cherries — Religion Prof: The Blog of James F. McGrath

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