Daily Archives: 3 Nov 2018

The Sharp Decline of Expertise

American Anti-Semitism Past and Present

A discussion at Temple U.

Listen to Doug Knight

Do it.

This Simply Cannot Be Said Too Much

Anyone who says ‘I love God’ and hates his brother, is a liar, since whoever does not love the brother whom he can see cannot love God whom he has not seen.   Indeed this is the commandment we have received from him, that whoever loves God, must also love his brother.  (1 Jn. 4:20-21)

Christians Are Obliged to Obey The Laws of Christ, Not Caesar

The laws of Cæsar are different, it is true, from the laws of Christ: Papinianus commands one thing; our own Paul another. Earthly laws give a free rein to the unchastity of men, merely condemning seduction and adultery; lust is allowed to range unrestrained among brothels and slave girls, as if the guilt were constituted by the rank of the person assailed and not by the purpose of the assailant. But with us Christians what is unlawful for women is equally unlawful for men, and as both serve the same God both are bound by the same obligations.  – St Jerome

#ICYMI – Luther Has Not Created an Antisemitic Ideology

This is very much worth reading.  Especially since the interviewee is a Jew who is, in essence, defending Luther against the charge of creating Antisemitic ideology.