The unprecedented attacks on the pillars of Western culture on the part of ill-educated but vocal, and sometimes violent woke movements, seek to discredit the present social order that has been a great blessing and benefit within our borders and to the world at large. In our 3rd part to this series examining the lasting impact of the Biblical patriarchs, we turn our attention to Jacob.
Any information drawn from the Bible is now largely scorned in the secular community, but to understand the roots of our modern Western society, its history, its ethical and moral principles, the content of the Biblical text needs to be known. This video continues to explore the cultural impact of Abraham as well as his son, Isaac.
Over the past generation, the knowledge and stories related by the Bible that once formed a framework for our laws, literature and even our scientific advances have been lost. Thus, we have a growing population that has been effectively quarantined from the foundation of our culture and immersed in anti-social nihilistic rhetoric, leaving most people adrift without moral or cultural moorings. One ancient figure whose impact in establishing the foundation for Western Culture is the Biblical Abraham.
The phrase “Judeo-Christian” is predominantly used in reference to the idea that the dominant values of Western nations originated in Christian and Jewish thought and beliefs. It has shaped most of the institutions and cultures of the western world. This has occurred despite the fact that many of those who believe they are following Judeo-Christian values actually reject its very founding principles.