“For the Christians are distinguished from other men neither by country, nor language, nor the customs which they observe. For they neither inhabit cities of their own, nor employ a peculiar form of speech, nor lead a life which is marked out by any singularity... But, inhabiting Greek as well as barbarian cities,... following the... Continue Reading →
The Vanity of Idols Continued – Epistle to Diongetus Part 2
Most people are enclosed in their mortal bodies like a snail in its shell, curled up in their obsessions in the manner of hedgehogs.
The Vanity of Idols – Part 1 of The Epistle to Diognetus
In turn, it seems that the ancients may have just been more honest than we are. We tell ourselves that nothing is lord over us. Or we allow ourselves to live the lie that we simply ‘do what makes us happy’ when in reality we have fallen into the most absurd slavery.