Jerald Whitehouse continues the guided tour on the topic Islam and the Cosmic Conflict. The questions this time: Who are we? Who are they? The notion of being the chosen people sometimes takes a beating in the Bible. Amos is one prophet who suggested a radical idea of who is and who is not included in God’s redemptive purpose. “Are you not like the Ethiopians to me, O people of Israel? says the LORD. Did I not bring Israel up from the land of Egypt, and the Philistines from Caphtor and the Arameans from Kir?” (Amos 9:7) Were the Philistines also among the chosen?