Geoffrey Fisher Quote

“In a civilized society, all crimes are likely to be sins, but most sins are not and ought not to be treated as crimes.”

~ Geoffrey Fisher

Look Magazine, 17 March 1959

Ratings and Comments

trinity dushon, S.F.,Ca.

Now should this be in the front of the bible or in the back, as a final comment...did God speak of sins or did he speak of crimes,...every one sins in one form or another, but do they all go to jail?

warren, olathe

God was not concerned with the government. What drivel trinity.

Ken, Allyn, WA

If we make government our god, then all of our crimes become sins.

E Archer, NYC

According to Mosaic law, sins and crimes were considered one and the same. The problem is when man dares to speak for God and to administer 'justice' (which often is just another man's view).


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