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From: "james jordan" <jbjordan@gnt.net>
Subject: RE: (whorl) Pretty impressive, Alex
Date: Mon, 28 Aug 2000 08:52:58 

You definitely had the idea before I did--I didn't read Long Sun until
well after Exodus had been published (had to dodge spoilers on this
list for a while).  While I agree with Nutria that there are a lot of
"imitation of Christ" elements to Silk's story, ignoring the Moses
element in a series that ends with a book called Exodus is unwise.

"And ye shall know the truth, and the truth shall make you free." John 8:32
Alex David Groce (agroce+@cs.cmu.edu)

	Perhaps. And since Wolfe tosses lots of things together, I have no problem.
But remember that at his transfiguration Jesus spoke of the "exodus" he was
about to accomplish in Jerusalem. Wolfe hears that passage read annually in
mass on Transfig. Sunday, so it might be Jesus' situation that is all he
intends. Remember that Jesus also does not "enter" the new church age,
except via his spirit, and what we see in Wolfe is that not Silk but Oreb
comes to the new planets.
	Also, I'm not seeing any way that Horn could be Joshua.

Patera Nutricious

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