Saturday Quote: Alister McGrath on Relativism


“It is utterly wrongheaded to say that something is “true for you but not for me.” For example, what if I think fascism is true and you think liberal democracy is equally true? Should the fascist’s repression be tolerated by the believer in liberal democracy? If not, on what grounds? Why not permit Stalinism or Satanism or Nazism? Without criteria to determine truth, this relativism fails miserably.”[1]


[1] Paul Copan, True for You, but not for Me (Minnesota: Bethany House, 1998), P. 23.

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