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This Insights eNewsletter was sent to subscribers on December 14, 2012.
eNewsletter Subject: Two Great Quotes
In his annual message for the World Day of Peace, Pope Benedict XVI did not emphasize human rights as the key to authentic peace but rather respect for human nature. In a world which no longer understands that true rights must be rooted in the nature of things, this shift in emphasis is critical:
“The denial of what makes up the true nature of human beings in its essential dimensions, its intrinsic capacity to know the true and the good and, ultimately, to know God Himself, jeopardizes peacemaking.”In a completely different realm, I couldn't help but notice another timely quote. The President of Southern Baptist Theological Seminary criticized Newsweek for deliberately publishing a pre-Christmas essay questioning belief in the Nativity. R. Albert Mohler said Newsweek was fashionable but not nearly fashionable enough:
“Readers should note carefully that it is Newsweek, and not the New Testament, that is going out of print.”That's priceless.
While it may not be as quotable, I am continuing a serious discussion of evangelization for the Year of Faith: Ten Keys to Effective Evangelization. I welcome your comments....
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