Hespeler, 8 January, 2017 © Scott McAndless
Ephesians 4:17-25, Psalm 43, John 8:31-38
s you may have heard, the Oxford English Dictionary chooses a word of the year for every year that goes by – one word to capture the spirit of the age and mark significant trends in society. You may have also heard that the word that they chose for 2016 was, “post-truth.” They did not choose this word lightly or subjectively. They noted that the use of this word had grown enormously over the last 12 months – appearing 2000 percent more often in articles published over the last year.
The word, they say, is often used in the phrase “post-truth politics’’ and it has to do with the fact that