There’s a song from back in the 60’s that quite possibly could have been inspired by today’s quote: Simon and Garfunkel released I Am a Rock (I Am an Island) in 1966 (video included in this post). The song takes the defiant position that a man can be an island, in contrast to the quote “no man is an island”. It’s a song about loneliness and one way to deal with it. But is the idea that no man is an island Biblical?
“No Man is an Island Entire of Itself.” – John Donne’s Meditation no. 17 – 1624
In the Bible we do find passages that support this idea. In the Book of Hebrews…Continue reading