The temptation to moralize is strong; it is emotionally satisfying to have enemies rather than problems, to seek out culprits rather than the flaws in the system. God knows it is emotionally satisfying to be righteous with that righteousness that nourishes itself on the blood of sinners. But God also knows that what is emotionally satisfying can be spiritually devastating.

William Sloane Coffin, Jr. (1924-2006) American minister, social activist
The Courage to Love (1982)
Added on 1-Feb-04 | Last updated 1-Feb-04
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