July 28th, 2015

Dualist Advaita?

"....To help reader grasp what a Christian way of life entails, (Martin) Luther laid out two principles upon which ethics may be based.

  1. A Chisian is a perfectly free lord of All, subject to none, and
  2. A Christian is a perfectly dutiful servant of all, subject to all.

Luther admitted that these two ideas seem contradictory.  But in his love of spiritual paradox, he insisted that the tension could be resolved through love."
 --Diana Butler Bass, A People's  History of Christianity, 2009, p,182.

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