An Open Heart
In Part 2 of his provocative series on ‘The Secular Jerusalem of the West’, Professor Judge raised the question “To which City does ‘Phillip Street’ (ie the law) belong – Athens or Jerusalem?”. This time Edwin delves into the nature of our hearts and considers whether compassion is the distant imprint in the West of the passion of Christ.
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Upon receiving his honorary Doctor of Letters from the University of Sydney in 2006, Edwin Judge was described as “one of the leading academic figures in modern Australia. He has…the Ciceronian ability to arouse, excite, alarm and electrify his listeners and readers”. He is Emeritus Professor of History, Macquarie University.