Christian Origins Web Project

Inquiry Question: What if the original meaning of the cross was not a penal substitution once and for all blood magic sin debt payment, but rather a supreme act of moral influence where a mirror was held up to the world so they could see their depravity and so be a catalyst leading to repentance before the imminent final judgment? To see my answer/project, click on my favorite T-Shirt below!

  • “Until philosophers are kings, or the kings and princes of this world have the spirit and power of philosophy, and political greatness and wisdom meet in one, and those commoner natures who pursue either to the exclusion of the other are compelled to stand aside, cities will never have rest from their evils – no, nor the human race, as I believe – and then only will this our State have a possibility of life and behold the light of day.”

Plato, “The Republic”