[Milton-L] De Doctrina Christiana

Michael Gillum mgillum at unca.edu
Sat Jan 10 15:05:47 EST 2009

Carroll, I'm missing your point about the wandering cherub-- how would that
be repugnant? (Not arguing, just not understanding).


On 1/10/09 12:37 PM, "Carrol Cox" <cbcox at ilstu.edu> wrote:

> And note Ureil's calm acceptance of the phenomenon of a solitary Cherub
> wandering through space; compare that with Dante's Angels. Uriel is
> perfectly willing to act as a sort of celestial tourist guide. (And
> Milton goes out of his way to underline that it would have been
> impossible for Uriel to see the Cherub as anything but a Cherub: Only
> the Father himself can see thorugh hypocrisy.)

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