Sunday, March 22, 2009

Theodoret of Cyrus: Racial Differences Unimportant Now

Faith has removed the difference between circumcision and uncircumcision. Black and white, remember, are of no significance among soldiers: the commanders are interested in military skills.

- Theodoret of Cyrus (around A.D. 393 to around A.D. 457), Commentary on the Letter to the Galatians, Chapter 5, in Theodoret of Cyrus, Commentary on the Letters of St. Paul, Volume 2, p. 19 (2001), Robert C. Hill translator.