QOTD: Uniting the Nations by the Humility of Christ – Augusti

If pride caused diversities of tongues (at the Tower of Babel), Christ’s humility has united these diversities in one. The Church is now bringing together what that tower had sundered. Of one tongue there were made many; marvel not: this was the doing of pride. Of many tongues there is made one; marvel not: this was the doing of charity. For although the sounds of tongues are various, in the heart one God is invoked, one peace preserved.

— Augustine, “Lectures or Tractates on the Gospel According to St. John” Tractate VI

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