The Bible vs. the Heart: The human heart alone is a terribly flawed guide to social policy

The Bible vs. the Heart: The human heart alone is a terribly flawed guide to social policy

 

National Review ^ | 04/02/2013 | Dennis Prager

 

Posted on Tuesday, April 02, 2013 9:39:41 AM by SeekAndFind

 

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I offer the single most politically incorrect statement a modern American — indeed a modern Westerner, period — can make: I look first to the Bible for moral guidance and for wisdom.

 

I say this even though I am not a Christian (I am a Jew, and a non-Orthodox one at that). And I say this even though I attended an Ivy League graduate school (Columbia), where I learned nothing about the Bible except that it was irrelevant, outdated, and frequently immoral.

 

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I say this because there is nothing — not any other work, religious or secular, or body of work — that comes close to having played a role like the Bible’s in forming the moral basis of Western civilization and therefore the basis of nearly all moral progress in the world.

 

 

 

 

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It was this book that……………

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