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Exploring Our Matrix: \”Thank God My Opponents Are Pharisees!\”

I remember in my teenage years how I expressed my Christian faith with great zeal, little knowledge and even less wisdom. After all, Jesus didn’t pull any punches with the Pharisees, and Paul was outspoken and direct in his attacks on his opponents…

Why do we so frequently assume that those who disagree with us are like the Pharisees, rather than like the Gentile centurion or Canaanite woman? I think we can be certain that Jesus would have disagreed with the latter about a great many matters of religious doctrine, presumably even matters as fundamental as idolatry. And yet he pronounced their faith great…

Contemporary Christianity in its online manifestation may be providing stimulus (to a certain degree) for intellectual development among those who take the time to engage in debates and discussions. But the tone of the interaction suggests that spiritual and moral development are perhaps being neglected in the process.

via Exploring Our Matrix: \”Thank God My Opponents Are Pharisees!\”.

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