Politics, Public Policy and Progressive Faith

14 June

Giving Credit Where Credit Is Due

David Brooks‘  (@nytdavidbrooks) column in today’s New York Times is headlined  “Religion and Inequality.”  In it, Brooks laments the decline of religion as a source of cultural standards, leaving “the meritocratic hierarchy of professional success” as the only remaining social metric. That’s all well and good, but the online correction is what really caught my eye:

An earlier version of this column misattributed a passage from Corinthians that ends with the statement, “God chose the weak things of the world to shame the strong.” The letter to the Corinthians is by Paul, not Jesus.