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Douglas J. Moo on Love & the Law

“For Jesus, it is not a question of the ‘priority of love over law’ but of the priority of love within the law. Love is the greatest commandment, but it is not the only one; and the validity and applicability of other commandments can not be decided by appeal to its paramount demand.”

— Douglas J. Moo, “Jesus and the Authority of the Mosaic Law” in the February 1984 issue of Journal for the Study of the New Testament, p. 11


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Hank Rearden on Justice

“A prisoner brought to trial can defend himself only if there is an objective principle of justice recognized by his judges, a principle upholding his rights, which they may not violate and which he can invoke.”

— Hank Rearden in Ayn Rand’s Atlas Shrugged, Part II, Chapter IV

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July 10, 2009 · 1:00 pm