NACFLA Journal: Volume 3 Spring 2007

Excerpt from Editorial:  Christian theology, Stephen Webb argues, teaches that “freedom begins in the ear before it reaches the mouth.”1 Hearing (not here to be equated with a certain physical means of receiving auditory stimuli) has a basic place in the process of spiritual growth – Webb goes as far as to claim that “all of biblical religion can be summarized in the Shema of Deuteronomy which begins, ‘Hear, O Israel.’”