(urth) Fwd: Babbiehorn?: Was: a sincere question mostly for roy
marcaramini at yahoo.com
Sat Nov 19 08:42:16 PST 2011
--- On Sat, 11/19/11, James Wynn <crushtv at gmail.com> wrote:
> From: James Wynn <crushtv at gmail.com>
> Subject: Re: (urth) Fwd: Babbiehorn?: Was: a sincere question mostly for roy
> To: "The Urth Mailing List" <urth at lists.urth.net>
> Date: Saturday, November 19, 2011, 7:50 AM
> On 11/19/2011 9:09 AM, David
> Stockhoff wrote:
> > Seems to me that whereas spirit, mind, and body are
> clear divisions
> I'm not so sure they are and this appears to be a definite
> interest for Wolfe.
> When a person suffers a stroke his personality sometimes
> changes. What will heaven be like when we leave our physical
> memories behind (remember Wolfe is not a materialist). Some
> people claim to remember former lives. How does that work?
> Wolfe is having the Narrator remember but not remember.
> And as I said, Wolfe is investigating the Incarnation here.
> And he's not all that sure about it himself. Orthodox
> theology rejects the idea of Christ as God "hiding out" in a
> human body because it makes the scene at Lazarus's tomb and
> his prayer at Gethsemane and his "My God, my God" statement
> just theater. And yet you have that foreshadowing of Horn's
> childhood with the puppet...and that's just the opposite. I
> think it is a mistake to think that just because Wolfe
> writes novels investigating identity that he has this idea
> in his mind of how it works.
As far as the puppet toy, any chance that toy was really Silk's?
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