Mercy, but about what?
In his column, Stephen White of Catholic University reflects on God’s mercy; the mercy that leads to freedom from sin.
“One could say that Jesus’ interactions with the Pharisees were a form of true accompaniment. They are a model for ‘dialogue’ with a certain kind of interlocutor: for how a Good Shepherd accompanies the powerful, the obstinate, and the self-righteous. What was the result of this model of accompaniment and dialogue? ‘They picked up stones to throw at him.’”
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