Document: Hendrik Van Riessen, Modern Society in the Light of the Lordship of Jesus Christ (n.d.).
Excerpt:Our subject will be: society. Society is the whole of forms, made and ruled by man, within which mankind lives. It is the dike protecting life, as the ancient Greeks saw their polis. It is above that the structure of man’s environment, within which human life can evolve to its meaning, to its true significance. So we are dealing with the second term of a main distinction: man and society. Although our aim is society, the first term, man, as an individual, or as a group or community, cannot be neglected, because man and society are interdependent. They exert mutual influence upon each other.
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