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A Christmas Truce?

Scot62 Wrote: Dec 15, 2012 6:09 PM
moral chaos that ensues when there is no government or worship of God, and "every man did that which was right in his own eyes" (a phraase that is repeated no less than 5 times in the four chapter section in which this account appears. So, the account actually says the opposite of wht you attempt to misuse it to say. It says, "This is morally reprehensible, but these are the depths people sink to when they forget/ignore God and His moral laws." I really wish people who want to impugn the Bible, and traditional morality, would bother to actually read the Book first, instead of cherry picking passages out of context.

Townhall readers of a historical bent will undoubtedly connect the title of this column with the impromptu Christmas truce of 1914 when British and German troops facing each other in the trenches of Belgium disregarded the warnings of their officers and spent the Yuletide fraternizing in a genuine, if guarded fashion. The fact that the regiments returned to war the next day in no way diminishes the glimpse of humanity amidst the horrors of World War I. The 1914 affair is not, however, the subject of this column. The Christmas truce this author is referring to is what may appear to...