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12910Re: [mythsoc] C S Lewis and God

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  • Mike Foster
    Sep 14, 2004
      If one would think of how many times a student wd. have to write out
      'Christianity' in the course of 16 years of Catholic education
      note-taking, one might understand why a shorthand version of the term
      might be necessary.

      MAF

      Elizabeth Apgar Triano wrote:

      >Oh I am sure that many of us are familiar enough with the Chi-Rho, but this
      >is the first time I have seen that particular bit of abbreviation-speak.
      >Not so sure that I will retain it for myself, but to each their own.
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      >Lizzie
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      >Elizabeth Apgar Triano
      >lizziewriter@...
      >amor vincit omnia
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      >>[Original Message]
      >>From: Mike Foster <mafoster@...>
      >>To: <mythsoc@yahoogroups.com>
      >>Date: 9/14/2004 7:58:53 AM
      >>Subject: Re: [mythsoc] C S Lewis and God
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      >>The X [Chi] is superimposed over the P [Rho] = Christ. This symbol is
      >>still employed in Catholic iconography.
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      >>Mike
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      >>jamcconney@... wrote:
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      >>>but the Greek letter is just 'X'
      >>>Anne:
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      >>>Christianity
      >>>= Px = Christ [chi rho--Greek] + ty.
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      >>>Elizabeth Apgar Triano wrote:
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      >>>>Pxty? Protestant Christianity? Or Punxatawney Philology?
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      >>>>Lizzie
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      >>>The Mythopoeic Society website http://www.mythsoc.org
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      >>The Mythopoeic Society website http://www.mythsoc.org
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      >The Mythopoeic Society website http://www.mythsoc.org
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