.....It is striking that Socrates and Jesus, the two most central figures in the philosophical and religious traditions of the West, were both executed. Clearly, challenging conventional wisdom is often experienced as offensive and threatening.
..........—Marcus Borg (1942 - ), American Biblical scholar, author. Meeting Jesus Again for the First Time (1994).
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