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Cornel West

Love Is a Form of Death

Professor of Philosophy and Christian Practice, Union Theological Seminary / Professor Emeritus, Princeton University
June 12, 2017

“Love is a form of death. And you have to learn how to die in order to learn how to love,” says Cornel West. We live in a society that avoids death and yet love is an action that ultimately leads to death. In order to love we must die to ourselves, and this is the exact opposite message we get from culture every day.

He adds: in “disagreement” we’re not talking about something merely political or civil, but something spiritual.

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