Tuesday, November 10, 2009

When the Hedge Becomes the Law

These folk doctrines (not drinking Coke, staying in church clothes all day Sunday, not watching TV, etc.) are akin to being allotted only a certain number of steps on the sabbath day . . .

The problem with building a hedge around the law is that, after a while, people think the hedge is the law.

Comment #24 by Shadow on Obnoxious Folk Doctrines: the Unstoppable Force - Stephen Marsh (Mormon Matters)

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