Re: virus: Re: Lesson 12
Wed, 19 Mar 1997 14:52:53 -0600 (CST)

On 26 Feb 1997, David Rosdeitcher wrote:

> Stephen A. wrote:


> >Michelangelo, as a humanist and a maker of sacred art did not sell out--
> >his memeset worked well with the new movement of the church-- the
> >*celebration* of the divine as flesh.
> The "celebration of the divine as flesh" idea is very tricky. During
> the middle ages the flesh was seen as disgusting. During the
> Renaissance there began a wave of Aristotelian thinking that saw the
> flesh as acceptable. Just as when a tree has to bend with the wind to
> survive instead of break, the church, to stay alive, had to "go with
> the flow" and adapt the Aristotelian idea that flesh was not
> disgusting to Christianity, by calling it "divine".

Interesting. The RC church fled from one error to another? [from an
axiomatic point of view. Not that the church has any interest in
presenting the Truth [as opposed to the Church--but the Church doesn't
sell nearly as well, belonging to it HURTS.]]

I have a hyperliteralist interpretation of parts of I. Cor. 6 in mind.
It directly contradicts both Points of View mentioned above.

/ Towards the conversion of data into information....
/ Kenneth Boyd