Daily Archives: April 4, 2012

The Idol of War: Why God is Not an Islamist, an Orthodox Jew, or a Republican Christianist

How does one extract God from the mob? The Catholic contemplative Thomas Merton, in his book New Seeds of Contemplation (originally published in 1962), made the following startling observations about strong hate: Strong hate, the hate that takes joy in hating, is … Continue reading

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