Wednesday, January 10, 2007

An Anatomy of Error V

With the holidays behind us, it is time to continue looking at the 2003 series An Atomy of Error, published that year in New Directions. The fifth part of that series dealt with the issue best summarized in this little excerpt:

The maleness of the incarnation for the modern liberal Christian and the post-Christian feminist is sufficiently remarkable to need explanation or mitigation. For the Fathers of the Church, in the culture of late antiquity, it needed no explanation. It was ‘natural’ and inevitable, hence the ‘silence’.

We recommend it, and invite comments for discussion on The Continuum.

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