[Milton-L] Apostasy - an unusual PL adaptation

Carrol Cox cbcox at ilstu.edu
Sat Dec 29 21:15:55 EST 2007

Carol Barton wrote:
> I can say without embarrassment that I converted from a Shakespearean to a
> Miltonist as a long-ago undergraduate because Milton explained theology to
> me better than any catechism or priest or Sunday sermon ever had. To me, he
> is far more "Christian" than all the dogma-spouting proponents of the "party
> line."

I find that extraordinary. My impression has always been that PL
probably has created more atheists than Lucretius, Robert Ingersoll, &
Mark Twain combined.


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