“Provincial or Universal”

“Provincial or Universal” is my follow up to my “Story of the Frog in the Well” and fits well into my theme “In Search of moderation” (Philippians 4:5).  I wondered sometimes if St. Paul, a Hellenistic Jew, who also spoke and wrote in Greek, did ever muse on the popular theory of Aristotle’s Golden Means, particularly when he was writing to the Philippians?  I emphasize this because Moderation is not Mediocrity, but the balance of all virtues. Some translations wrote moderation as “considerate” or “gentleness”.

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