The Gospel and the Corporal Works of Mercy

Posted December 26, 2017 7:19 pm by Dwight Longenecker

The Gospel and the Corporal Works of Mercy

Before Christmas I posted my critique of the Vatican nativity scene. You can read it here if you want, but my main point was not to get huffy about the naked man or the poor quality of the art so much as the fact that the corporal works of mercy were overshadowing the Nativity.
Simcha Fisher and a few others got the wrong end of the stick and jumped to the conclusion that I was somehow down on the corporal works of mercy.
Of course I’m not discouraging the corporal works of mercy, but pointing out that there is a question of

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