From the April, 2001 issue of Touchstone
The Ever-Changing Scandal by Thomas S. Buchanan

The Ever-Changing Scandal

Jesus answered them, “Go and tell John what you hear and see: The blind receive sight and the lame walk, the lepers are cleansed and the deaf hear, and the dead are raised up, and the poor have good news preached to them. And blessed is he who is not scandalized in me.”
—Matthew 11:4–6

John the Baptist was a fascinating man. Josephus said that he was “a good man who commanded the Jews to exercise virtue, both as to righteousness towards one another, and piety towards God.” Jesus said, “Among those born of women there has risen no one greater than John the Baptist.” Traditionally, he is given a lot of attention in the chu . . .


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