Try reading the Christian Scriptures as though written by an incredibly bright cultural critic with an incisive understanding of the human condition and a deep awareness of the transcendent, and you get a very different take on topics like poverty, social justice, the quest for meaning, and what it takes to create a community. Suddenly it isn’t nursery school platitudes, but the depth and insight that became the historical foundations of civil law and social charity.

— Asher's Maxim 399

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Asher Black is a former literary and review editor who writes, thinks, reads, listens, and is interested in the interior darkness of the soul.

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