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…And a Young Child Will Lead

By From the June 2012 issue

The wolf will live with the sheep and the leopard will lie down with the kid; and a calf, a lion whelp and a fatling [will walk] together, and a young child will lead them.

All rise. It would no doubt be set down as apocalyptic were a newspaperman to suggest that God is watching over the Supreme Court of the United States. But it’s hard not to think of Isaiah 11:6 when thinking about the case known as Zivotofsky v. Clinton, with which, on the order of the Supreme Court, the lower courts will be wrestling in the months ahead. It is a case in which an American infant, born in Jerusalem, rose up to challenge the secretary of state of the United States. And he may yet illuminate the path to peace in the Middle East.