Authority and Freedom

On September 19, 2019, Posted by , In Christian living, quotes, Tamara's Blog, By , , With No Comments

“Where authority is, freedom is; and where authority is lost , freedom is lost. This holds good for all kinds of authority. Without adults who demand mature behavior, the child is not free to grow up; without teachers to set standards of excellence, the scholar is not free to excel; without prophets to uphold ideals of virtue, society is not free to realize its common good. To be under authority is to be freer than to be independent.” –Oliver O’Donovan

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