Paul & Justin Martyr on God’s sovereignty over human actions

In the biblical book of Romans, in particular chapter 9, verses 1-23, Paul says that God hardens some people against him and has mercy on others. Paul supports his statements by quoting the Old Testament. One of his quotations of the Old Testament was Romans 9:13 : 13 As it is written, Jacob have I … Continue reading Paul & Justin Martyr on God’s sovereignty over human actions

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Ovid’s view of the gods’ ethics

In Ovid’s poem Metamorphoses, Ovid tells many mythological tales of certain things turning into other things, as is hinted by the title. Ovid refrains from openly expressing his opinions of the gods actions; for the most part. But, Ovid still hints at his opinion in a few places in the book. One of his stories … Continue reading Ovid’s view of the gods’ ethics