John Webster on the Givenness of Neighbors
The way we understand the occasion of such a thing as " neighbors" fundamentally changes our actions toward them. Here is one of the most helpful things I've read on the simple idea—we have neighbors.
In his book Holiness, John Webster writes:
Love involves my acknowledgement that I amobligedby my neighbor as a reality given to me by God, a reality which I would often like to evade but which encounters me with a transcendent imperative force.
Why is this... Continue Reading