Tuesday, June 22, 2021
Closed system? Not so much!
The Bible, speaking in the name of a Being that combines justice with omnipotence, is the never-ceasing outcry of No to humanity. In the midst of our applauding the feats of civilization, the Bible ﬂings itself like a knife slashing our complacency, reminding us that God, too, has a voice in history.—Abraham Joshua Heschel in Moral Grandeur and Spiritual Audacity: Essays, 189