9804RE: [mythsoc] A Greeting from Anne
- Jul 17, 2003
> I liked their Katherine Tekakwitha (I think that was theirs) but ingeneral,
> we Orthodox Christians don't care to see our icon tradition used in thisway.
> I suggest that the attempt in the text to depict Tolkien as"marginalized"
> was part of their general leftish stance.JH: Interesting points. Perhaps there was no intent to denigrate or
> Diamond Proudbrook
trivialize the Orthodox icon tradition, though I can easily understand why
you might find it troubling.
I wonder if you might elaborate on the "leftish" comment above. I am
curious...it did not strike me that way, but my reading may be deficient.
BTW, allow me to introduce myself. I teach piano at Concordia College,
Moorhead, MN, and I and my whole family are Tolkien- and Lewis-philes.
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