Scandal January 25, 2012

The thing about scandal is that it’s very hard for enemies and people we don’t like to scandalize us.  Oh sure, they can *offend* us.  But that’s not what scandal means in the Christian tradition.  So, paradoxically, Obama is not a scandal to prolifers when he offers his encomiums to fulfilling your dreams through baby butchery (for he tempts no prolifer to commit the sin of abortion and, in fact, only hardens their resolve to fight him) while Jesus’ friend Peter does scandalize by tempting him to ditch his mission.  That’s what we’re chatting about over at the Register today.

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