Re: [John_Lit] Khristos Anesti
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Sent: Thursday, April 15, 2004 6:54 AM
Subject: Re: [John_Lit] Khristos Anesti
> When I first responded to the "khristos anesti" cue, I did not even
> the post appeared on the John Lit list, thinking instead that it appeared
> 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
> is. That approach would indeed be scholarly.
> An Easter greeting seems to be a most forgivable sin on a forum such as
> 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:
Jack Kilmon, moderator
San Marcos, Texas