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devil

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To give the devil his due, so to speak, there is a sense in which a broad spectrum of Catholics, Protestants, Jews, and others share many moderate to progressive humanistic values--and that, of course, drives people like LaHaye up the wall.
To give the devil his due, the book is some help--it's better than nothing.
Chesterton, Father Neuhaus always seems to give the devil his due.