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Rev. Shana Lynngood – Typically, when someone says love, they are speaking of romantic, intimate love relationships. The word love, however, has a much broader set of ways it can be interpreted. The ancient Greeks, for example, had three distinct notions of love—agape, philia, and eros—only one of which had anything to do with romance.
How might we see this wider view of love as a sentiment shared not just between two people, but between neighbors or nations?