BY SIGMUND BROUWER • MAY 22, 2008
" ... In contrast to the Christian right, Jesus did not expect a secular world to live by biblical standards. Jesus never imposed his faith, only invited people to follow. He transformed society by transforming individuals, not legislation. The irony is that the institution Jesus did criticize and hold to biblical standards was the religious establishment that eventually slaughtered him — for asserting that it had failed God miserably in pursuit of politics and power. ... "
Thursday, May 22, 2008
Jesus was Himself Aware of the Pitfalls of Mixing Religion and Politics
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