It took a year to read the Bible, then almost 9 months to read the Apocrypha. Now, I'm going to try to offer reflections on the Narrative Lectionary. But, I won't be posting daily--at least, for a while.

Saturday, October 10, 2015

Only the wise, a reflection on 4 Maccabees 7

Arguing that reason enabled Eleazar to endure any suffering for the sake of virtue, the author of 4 Maccabees  concludes, "Only the wise and courageous are masters of their emotions."

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