Words of Current Interest

The words in this issue are related to the Lesson Sermon in the CHRISTIAN SCIENCE QUARTERLY designated to be read in Christian Science churches on January 21, 1968.

Mars' hill (Acts 17:22)

This eminence in the city of Athens is commonly called the Areopagus (literally "hill of Ares"). Ares, the Greek god of war, corresponded to Mars, the Roman war god. An Athenian court was also called Areopagus. Originally, and perhaps sometimes still in Paul's day, it held its meetings on this hill.

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