09-10 - OH, East is East, and West is West, and never the...

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OH, East is East, and West is West, and never the twain shall meet, Till Earth and Sky stand presently at God’s great Judgment Seat; But there is neither East nor West, Border, nor Breed, nor Birth, When two strong men stand face to face, tho’ they come from the ends of the earth! ~ Rudyard Kipling, “The Ballad of East and West” “I think it would be a good idea.” ~ Mahatma Ghandi, when asked what he thought of western civilization “The power of narrative is shattering, overwhelming. We are the stories we believe; we are who we believe we are.” ~ Robert Stone, New York Times Sunday Magazine, September 16, 2001 Music: “The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly,” Ennio Moricone RELG 203: Bible and Western Culture September 10, 2007 I. Summary, Review, and Forecast a. Apple i. ‘literal’ absence vs.‘cultural’ presence ii. ambiguity of symbol b. Different ways of understanding the ‘meaning’ of biblical texts i. Although diverse on the surface, the biblical texts nevertheless convey
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This note was uploaded on 04/22/2008 for the course RELG 203 taught by Professor Kaiser during the Spring '08 term at McGill.

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