We’ve done so well, so we musn’t stop now: An ethical & political homily on Peter Abelard

In the high medieval ages, the philosopher Peter Abelard- who in many ways is considered quite modern in his outlook- discusses the case of a slave being attacked by his owner. Knowing that he will die otherwise, the slave strikes out with a sword, killing his master. There is no equivocation in Abelard that the … Continue reading We’ve done so well, so we musn’t stop now: An ethical & political homily on Peter Abelard