A review of two Phillips Brooks lectures
By, Rev. Donald Wehmeyer
Because of the recent decisions by several large tech companies to censor speech they dislike, I remembered a book I read some time ago.
That book, Tolerance, contains two lectures by given by Phillips Brooks to...
The Boy, the Tree, and God
Rev. Donald Wehmeyer
The boy sat next to a tree. He said,
“God, my teacher told me I should talk to you sitting by a tree.
My teacher said, maybe you would talk to me when I sat here.”
The tree swayed in the wind.
The boy felt as if someone had asked, “Can you...