(urth) Latro Thoughts
severiansola at hotmail.com
Wed Jul 31 11:34:41 PDT 2013
>Marc Aramini: I actually fancy that the Latro books are an exploration
> of the pre-Christian zeitgeist leading up to the time of the Pax Roman
>that becomes something of the ultimate philosophical moment of Christian
>history - mankind is at last ready for divine revision, and that readiness
>creates a scenario were immutable God takes on a mutable human nature. Wolfe's
>gnostic play is here in full force - it is impossible to ignore the ideological
>differences between the Creator God and the God who is fully human and fully
Interesting Marc. The first thoughts which came to my mind when reading your post
Were about Wolfe's willingness to create species who seem to be on a higher
spiritual plane than humans (Neigbors and Hiero-types, e.g.).
Might it be in Wolfe's mind that we humans still remain unready for some higher
divine revelation than that of Christ? And eventually something beyond that?
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