Alister McGrath Quotes

The great paradox of faith is that we find our perfect freedom only when become slaves – slaves to God… In the ancient world, slaves judged their self-worth in relation to the importance of their masters. The greater the social status of a master, the greater the esteem of the slave. Christians are slaves of […]

Calvin dealt with the absolute prohibition upon lending money at interest (usury), for example, by arguing that it was merely an accommodation to the specific needs of a primitive society. Since there was no similarity between such a society and Geneva – interest is merely rent paid on capital, after all – he allowed lenders […]