[Milton-L] PL and the sabbath, etc.
jrovira at drew.edu
Wed Dec 22 09:54:44 EST 2004
I love it when someone else grinds my axe.
Jeffrey Shoulson wrote:
> As the Church Fathers incorporated a dualistic ontology owing its
> origins to Platonic philosophy (among other things) that inevitably
> denigrated the value of the body--and by extension, the importance of
> bodily pleasure--the rabbis responded by (re-)asserting the importance
> of carnality in all its aspects.
> Jeffrey Shoulson
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