… only geography in part and regimes have changed. But the underlying rejection does not abate — and for the same reasons.
“None of the rulers of this age knew this wisdom, because if they had known it, they would not have crucified the Lord of glory.” —1 Corinthians 2:8
1 Corinthians 1: 21 For since in the wisdom of God the world through its wisdom did not know him, God was pleased through the foolishness of what was preached to save those who believe. 22 Jews demand signs and Greeks look for wisdom, 23 but we preach Christ crucified: a stumbling block to Jews and foolishness to Gentiles, 24 but to those whom God has called, both Jews and Greeks, Christ the power of God and the wisdom of God. 25 For the foolishness of God is wiser than human wisdom, and the weakness of God is stronger than human strength.