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Golden Rule

" Maxim based on Jesus' teaching in the Sermon on the Mount, Mt 7:12 (NRSV), "In everything do to others as you would have them do to you; for this is the law and the prophets." (see also Lk 6:31.) It is frequently expressed, "Do unto others as you would have them do unto you."

Glossary definitions provided courtesy of Church Publishing Incorporated, New York, NY,(All Rights reserved) from "An Episcopal Dictionary of the Church, A User Friendly Reference for Episcopalians," Don S. Armentrout and Robert Boak Slocum, editors.