Banned books. There have been many throughout history and continue to be.
For Americans, the very idea of having something banned seems revolting.
As a matter of fact, freedom of speech is included in the first amendment of the National Constitution! So why, would a book be censored?
To answer your question, I say-
That’s not important right now. Not for this conversation, at least. I am merely going to suggest to the Christian-
Perhaps there are times we should censor ourselves.
This thought has popped in my head as I read a book titled Banned Books by Dorling Kindersley Publishing. It was early in the work that there was discussion on the famed banned book, The Decameron. This work was written in the 1370’s and was frequently condemned for its innuendos, sexual references, and irreverent content.
Nonetheless, its author Giovanni Boccaccio defended his writing in saying,
“Nothing is so indecent that it cannot be said to another person if…