David Gornoski contemplates how Jesus would deal with a pandemic and concludes that the key lies in Jesus’ merciful treatment of Peter who had earlier betrayed him. Whereas ancient mythologies empower the mob against a single person, Christ redeems and humanizes the victim of the crowd. It is due to this anthropological revelation that the west has managed to progress in the realms of science, law, and liberty. Can we overcome our scapegoating tendencies and put skin in the game in caring for our neighbors? Listen to the full episode to find out.
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