[Milton-L] Re: Eve seeking temptation

James Rovira jamesrovira at gmail.com
Tue Sep 8 18:17:45 EDT 2009

Right, but that would make Milton's creator-god a gnostic deity, not
the Christian God.

Jim R

On Tue, Sep 8, 2009 at 6:13 PM, Horace Jeffery
Hodges<jefferyhodges at yahoo.com> wrote:
> Jim, I don't think that Milton is insincere in his intention of justifying
> God's ways to men. Rather, I was simply noting that Milton does raise the
> question of whether or not the God who placed the tree of knowledge in the
> garden is the true God -- and that Milton raises this question through
> Satan's temptation, which Eve falls for.
> My question concerned Milton's answer to this crucial question, for I find
> that I cannot easily recapitulate Milton's reply to Satan.
> Jeffery Hodges

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