Daily Archives: March 11, 2018

NOTES on Paul Tillich (1886-1965): “Moralisms and Morality: Theonomous Ethics”

Does religion have anything to offer to ethics? Certainly, an atheist can behave very morally — many of the most moral people I have known have been atheists. Also, many countries and cultures that existed before the time of Abraham … Continue reading

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Percy Bysshe Shelley: Ozymandias

  I met a traveller from an antique land, Who said—“Two vast and trunkless legs of stone Stand in the desert. . . . Near them, on the sand, Half sunk a shattered visage lies, whose frown, And wrinkled lip, … Continue reading

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Engraver: Auguste Doré *** EMPEROR TRAJAN *** “Wait ’til I come back” “But what if you don’t come back?” “I must do my duty” *** NOTE: The Roman Emperor Trajan is an example of humility. He was just beginning to … Continue reading

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