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Thought for the Week 07/05/2012

From Dr. Tom Woodman:

English Catholic writer G. K. Chesterton once famously wrote that ‘Christianity had not been tried and found wanting; it had never been tried’. It is true that we often find it hard to grasp how radical Christianity is, ‘life to the full’ as the Gospel of John (10:10) calls it. (more…)

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Variations on a theme:

“A long habit of not thinking a thing wrong gives it the superficial appearance of being right.” – Thomas Paine

“To have a right to do a thing is not the same as to be right in doing it.” – G. K. Chesterton

“One of the misfortunes of our time is that in getting rid of false shame we have killed of so much real shame as well.” – Louis Kronenberger

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