Saturday, June 03, 2006

G.K. Chesteron Quote

Here's a qoute from the quotable G.K. Chesterton. This particular one is from his classic apologetic Orthodoxy. The book is simultaneously hilarious and insightful. I mention it here because it has particular resonations with the end of the previous post (the Lewis quote).
The Criminal we must forgive unto seventy times seven. The crime we must not forgive at all. [in Christianity] there was room for wrath and love to run wild. And the more I considered Christianity, the more I found that while it had established a rule and order, the chief aim of that order was to give room for good things to run wild (102 Orthodoxy)."
If you haven't read Orthodoxy go buy it now. Read it and report back.

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