"The central doctrine of Christianity, then, is not that God is a bastard. It is, in the words of the late Dominican theologian Herbert McCabe, that if you don’t love you’re dead, and if you do, they’ll kill you."--Terry Eagleton

"...doesn't philosophy amount to the sum of all thinkable and unthinkable errors, ceaselessly repeated?"--Jean-Luc Marion

“The opposite of poverty is not wealth; the opposite of poverty is justice."--Bryan Stevenson

Friday, February 12, 2016

A Lenten Meditation

No, not drawn from scriptures; drawn from movie trailers.

Trailers for a movie, specifically.  It's the line spoken by Lex Luthor (Jesse Eisenberg):

"Do you know the oldest lie in America?  It's that power can be innocent."

Reinhold Niebuhr couldn't have said it better.


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