God's Politics
January 1, 1970 Archives

At the close of the 16th and final Left Behind book, which was perched on the best-seller list a couple months ago, Tim LaHaye yet again emphasizes his claim to “tak[e] the Bible literally wherever possible.” I don’t get how […]

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Depart from evil, and do good; so you shall abide forever. For the Lord loves justice; [God] will not forsake [God’s] faithful ones. The righteous shall be kept safe forever, but the children of the wicked shall be cut off. […]

Wordiness in the divine office counts for almost nothing before God. – Hildegard of Bingen from “Explanation of the Rule of Benedict.” Quoted in Essential Monastic Wisdom, by Hugh Feiss. + Sign up to receive our quote of the day […]