anthropology

Chimps, Courts, and the Religious Nature of Being Human

Nearly 500 years ago, the Swiss Reformer Ulrich Zwingli made an insightful observation in his Commentary on True and False Religion when he wrote, “There is no difference between the life of man and that of the beasts if you take away the knowledge of God.” Zwingli observed an essential relationship between knowledge of God and being human. Zwingli’s contemporary, John Calvin…