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From: Paul C Duggan <pduggan@world.std.com>
Subject: (urth) Re: Digest urth.v002.n010
Date: Sat, 28 Jun 1997 21:29:57 

[Posted from URTH, a mailing list about Gene Wolfe's New Sun and other works]

> > >
> > >I define a Christian as someone who believes that he or she will attain
> > >eternal salvation through Jesus Christ. Severian has never heard of
> Jesus
> > >Christ, and he himself has brought salvation (through destruction) to
> Urth.

But not eternal salvation. He is only a "little Christ" making life

> > 	Whoa! Agia refers to the Theoanthropos in 1:21. Also, in that chapter
> the
> > woman missionary (Marie - Mary) is reading from the Urth equivalent of
> > Deuteronomy 34. (1:21 = Shadow, ch. 21).
> Agia's casual reference to the Theoanthropos (the only such reference in
> the quintet) is equivalent to one of us saying "Jumping Jehosaphat!"

Bwah ha ha ha! Yer kidding rite? "casual" references? mentioned "only"
once? That's supposed to mean it isn't important or significant? This is
*Wolfe*, you algid hearted pond-scum! ( :-) )

We only say Jehoshephat because there was someone of that name. How does
Agia know of any theoanthropos?

Mr. Sarcos

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