[Milton-L] Milton's grave Ps and a note back to deleuze and

James Rovira jrovira at drew.edu
Mon Apr 26 16:16:54 EDT 2004

Oh, I agree.  It's very much a part of received opinion.  It always pays 
to identify, specifically, "received by whom," of course.  And to define 
"decay."  Christianity tends to cycle and is now more of a worldwide 
phenomena than it has ever been in the past.  I think it's better to 
talk about specific "Christianities" than Christianity in general, 
though.  Your mention of the "Protestant vision Milton offers us" is a 
very good place to start.


Deterritory wrote:

>Jim, I don't think I am introducing a concept that is already a part of received opinion.
>And even if I were it would make no difference. I was suggesting that the end of Christianity -- at least the Protestant vision that Milton offers us, was already in decay and thus the poem.
>This is not an uncommon view in Milton studies.
>And no more deities ! s.v.pl

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