Bible Knowledge 26

These statements about the Bible were written by children
and have not been retouched or corrected
(i.e., bad spelling has been left in).
The epistles were the wives of the apostles.

Merton on Resisting Evil

Merely to resist evil with evil by hating those who hate us and seeking to destroy them, is actually no resistance at all. It is active and purposeful collaboration in evil that brings the Christian into direct and intimate contact with the same source of evil and hatred which inspires the acts of his enemy. It leads in practice to a denial of Christ and to the service of hatred rather than love.
- Thomas Merton
as quoted on God's Politics

US Primaries

The Political Compass website has made an analysis of the candidates in the primaries to the Presidential Elections in the USA. From a European point of view, the results are interesting - more than half the spectrum is missing!
I might mention that I myself - and most of my acquaintances - placed much lower and further left than any of the candidates...

Still the same idols

In the Bible, we discover the prophets and Jesus struggling against the same idols that dominate many of our churches.
- Jorge Pixley
Bible scholar at Baptist Seminary, Nicaragua
as quoted on God's Politics