When you children to Caesar to be educated and they return home as Romans, why are you surprised?
“No one of any intelligence is ever, however, going to call ______ a great man. He puts me in mind of the figures described by Socrates in Plato’s Apology. They had three things in common, Socrates discovered. They were experts in one sphere, they supposed that this made them experts in all other fields as…
…an argument without end” to quote Peter Geyl. To judge the past by today’s morality is an exercise based on our present belief systems, more often reflective of those making the judgment. Ultimately, history is.
A good tree cannot bear evil fruit, nor can a bad tree bear God’s fruit.
…does not seek recognition.
…of the faith by preparing for the battle.
…is just a snapshot.
…a soul by sipping on a glass of scotch.”
…to bring someone new or back into the faith than it is to get someone to advance their already existing faith.
…can bring about sanctifying grace for the catechumens.