Ethics

The Prince of Peace and Not The Prince of War

Before the shepherds were scared by the appearance of the angel, before the star guided the Magi to the lowly stable, even before Jesus Christ was born, it was prophesied in Isaiah 9:6 that the Christ was to be the Prince of Peace.  Some 700 years before Christ’s appearance, as the scripture says, “For to… Continue reading The Prince of Peace and Not The Prince of War

Politics

The Separation of Church and State

  The Separation of Church and State The separation of church and state is a phrase that predates the Constitution and Bill of Rights.  The phrase is a philosophical concept often attributed to Thomas Jefferson. The words themselves were actually a “wall of separation between church and state” in a letter from Jefferson to the… Continue reading The Separation of Church and State