Jesus once said that if we are faithful in little things, He would make us the ruler over great things (Matthew 25:21). To that end, we want to offer a proposal of one small step towards resolving the Israeli/Palestinian conflict in the Holy Land.
The paratextual content in modern Bibles goes far beyond basic features, of course, and there appears to be no limit to the marketing creativity of publishers who continuously repackage the Scriptures.
The temptation at a moment like this is twofold. Unable to see our way forward, we can give into despair. We can also succumb to optimism -- to the false hope that, against the odds, we will triumph as a nation or as the human race.