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Re: [John_Lit] Khristos Anesti

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  • Jack Kilmon
    ... From: To: Sent: Thursday, April 15, 2004 6:54 AM Subject: Re: [John_Lit] Khristos Anesti
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      ----- Original Message -----
      From: <SemioticSymphony@...>
      To: <johannine_literature@yahoogroups.com>
      Sent: Thursday, April 15, 2004 6:54 AM
      Subject: Re: [John_Lit] Khristos Anesti


      > All:
      >
      > When I first responded to the "khristos anesti" cue, I did not even
      realize
      > the post appeared on the John Lit list, thinking instead that it appeared
      on
      > any number of lists I read. I simply responded with the traditional Greek
      > Orthodox rejoinder, "indeed he is risen," and I thought that would have
      been the end
      > of it, regardless of the forum in which the thread appeared.
      >
      > What has followed is the typical disclaimer about scholarly and academic
      > lists, which appeals to various types of objectivity. I suggest we all be
      > suspicious of "objectivity," and realize just how 'interested' all
      commentary really
      > is. That approach would indeed be scholarly.
      >
      > An Easter greeting seems to be a most forgivable sin on a forum such as
      this
      > one, regardless of its self-understanding as essentially non-religious.


      Rather than continuing to flagellate a deceased equine, please drop this
      issue and return to the discussions on the literary aspects of Johannine
      literature. The rules and protocols can be accessed at:
      http://bellarmine.lmu.edu/~fjust/Johannine_List.htm

      Jack Kilmon, moderator
      San Marcos, Texas
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