Jewish Existentialism (3)

Michael Peach

While many Christians spurn The Church,
Protesting that it fails "The Lord",
Few Jews of faith their tribe besmirch:
Disunity they can’t afford.

Yet means this not they are enslaved
By tyrannous conformity:
Unlike the man whom Christ has "saved",
Himself the Jew is free to be –

Providing he remembers well
It was to serve Himself, The Lord,
That God created Israel
Collective yet profoundly broad.


15 March 1994

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