[Milton-L] crucifixion

James Rovira jamesrovira at gmail.com
Sun Apr 6 14:45:34 EDT 2014


Carol -- doesn't this reasoning continue to reinforce the notion of somehow
being more "deserving" of "grace," which seems to me to be an oxymoron? If
Satan's sin is the worst, what does that have to do with his being, or not
being, a recipient of grace?

Jim R


On Sun, Apr 6, 2014 at 2:40 PM, Carol Barton, Ph.D., CPCM <
cbartonphd1 at verizon.net> wrote:

>  The fallen angels knew the difference between good and evil, obedience
> and disobedience (as Satan himself makes obvious in soliloquy). They simply
> (like the Royalists during the Civil Wars, and Milton during the
> Interregnum) followed the wrong leader, deceiving themselves into believing
> he would be victorious (not, in their case, because he was "right" in a
> moral sense--give the Roundheads at least that much--but because they
> didn't like the way God was running heaven)--see particularly 100-105:
>
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