Document Type

Article

Publication Date

9-1958

Scholarship Domain(s)

Scholarship of Discovery, Scholarship of Community Application, Scholarship of Faith Integration

Abstract

“Thou shalt love thy neighbor as thyself.” This is the test and measure of love to God. It, in the most fundamental way, evidences the sincerity of our love. It also gives it concrete and wholesome content. Had not this description of agape been given to us, Christian ethics would have been left dangerously subjective and abstract, dangerous because abstraction cancels out love. The second commandment is the test of the keeping of the first.