Wednesday, February 29, 2012

On Adding and Subtracting from the Truth

Stott (p. 227) sums up the differences between the Pharisees and the Sadducees as this: "The Pharisees added to Scripture (their traditions); the Sadducees subtracted from Scripture (its supernatural element)."  That is such a helpful contrast, and it brings the problem quickly to the present.  As the Preacher writes: "[T]here is nothing new under the sun."

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