Are All Cretans Liars?

A passage from Paul’s Epistle to Titus leaves us perplexed. The passage is this One of them, a prophet of their own, said, “Cretans are always liars, evil beasts, lazy gluttons.”(Titus 1:12) This statement is strange, not only because it is self-referencing (i.e., it claims something about itself) but it is self-contradicting (it implies about itself thatContinue reading “Are All Cretans Liars?”