Letters to the Editor

Letter: No socialized Phariseeism

I don’t understand why “Christians” want to post the Ten Commandments in Texas public schools. The Ten Commandments are not Christian in origin; they’re part of Mosaic Law, given to Moses centuries before Jesus.

Jesus called his two commandments, love of God and love of neighbor as ourselves, the greatest commandments. He called the Pharisees hypocrites for making a show of religion instead of obeying their religion.

Favoring one religion over the others violates not only the U.S. Constitution but also Jesus’s second commandment. That’s why the government should follow Jesus, not the Pharisees, and obey — not merely display — the Ten Commandments.

— Geoff Kennedy


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