English version available (Click) / 2023-08-21
One of the Internet buzzwords for 2022 and 2023 in the Chinese-speaking world is “润” (rùn) whose literal meaning is moist or to moisturize. According to the usage of netizens, the Hanyu Pinyin “rùn” of “润” is the same as the English word “run”, which means to run away, or flee. And most of the contexts in which this word appears are related to migration, and some people refer to the discussion and understanding of this as the study of “润” (rùn).
The English-speaking world has also begun to pay attention to the Chinese world’s booming study of “润” (rùn) and translated it as Runology. Since “润” (rùn) has been so widely discussed and paid attention to, we can be sure that many people are thinking about this matter, and perhaps even more people will participate in the discussion and thinking in the future.
On this occasion, we could not help asking: Is there a Christian “runology” that can provide a biblical perspective for Christians and friends who are thinking about and discussing this matter?
The answer is undoubtedly yes. There is a great deal of teaching in the Bible about “rùn” or “flee”, and its content is so vast and rich that it can by no means be exhausted in a single article. Therefore, we invite pastors and brothers and sisters to share their views on “Run” from a biblical perspective.
There is no limit to the focus of your article. You may argue for either “run” or “not run”. When should a person “run” and when should not “run”? If it is “run”, what kind of preparation should be made beforehand, and what kind of situation might there be afterward? All in all, we hope to enlighten to some degree what our heavenly Father and Jesus have taught us about the various aspects of “run”, so that we may provide a reference for our brothers, sisters, and friends, and finally all trust in Jesus Christ.
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