[ExI] What is Grace?
Fred C. Moulton
moulton at moulton.com
Mon Mar 9 07:34:23 UTC 2009
Waves of nausea. That is what I experience whenever I hear that song.
Just look at the lyrics; about being a "wretch". Being able to see not
because of critical rational inquiry but because of some superstitious
thing called "grace"; what a nauseating idea.
And lines like this:
"T'was grace that taught my heart to fear
And grace my fears reliev'd
How precious did that grace appear,
The hour I first believ'd"
Just think about those lyrics. Those lyrics express an idea which is
Now I realize that there is a historical link between the song and the
anti-slavery movement however that does not make the lyrics of the song
any less repulsive and vile.
On Sun, 2009-03-08 at 20:27 -0700, Anna Taylor wrote:
> In imho
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