Quote of the Day (Scot Miller)

I hope I am prejudiced to value human beings over moral or theological principles.

When Jesus was caught breaking the Law by gathering grain on the sabbath, Jesus said to his accusers, “The sabbath was made for humankind, not humankind for the sabbath” (Mark 2:27).

In a similar way, I suspect that the Bible and moral principles are made for human beings, and not the other way around.

— From the post “Reading Gagnon: Two More Prejudices” by Scot Miller on Tony Jones’ blog

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  • spinkham

    Parable of the sheep and the goats, modern edition.

  • smijer

    I wonder what kind of moral principles he has in mind, if the value of human beings doesn’t already figure very largely in them to begin with…