By John J. O'Meara
The 9th-century Irish student Johannes Scottus Eriugena's major paintings, Periphyseon (de devisione naturae) is a outstanding try out at an highbrow synthesis among the Bible and neoplatonist philosophy. O'Meara has introduced jointly the result of the latest study during this research of Eriugena's Irish historical past, lifestyles in France, and occupation as a instructor, controversialist, translator, and poet. The ebook additionally comprises a longer and cautious precis of the Periphyseon and the 1st translation into English of the Homily at the Prologue to St. John's Gospel
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It is a fouler crime to bear false witness against your fellow man, whether you do it from a witness chair, or in a cowardly way in an address to a jury. Suppose you thought I was guilty? Would you dare, as honest men protecting society, say by your verdict that scoundrels like Franklin and darrow on trial | 47 Harrington should be saved from their own sins by charging those sins to someone else? ” Darrow only touched upon the more awkward facts. “I am about as ﬁtted for jury bribing as a Methodist preacher.
If the State tangled together | 29 won and they were led down to the gallows, where the noose of a rope would tighten around their necks until the very life was squeezed from them, they would all be degraded. Darrow had to save them, to lend hope rather than hate to the future. He made it sound so simple and profound, and so crushingly signiﬁcant, that she began to forgive him herself. Mary knew why Darrow was loved and hated by so many. She certainly hated him less than almost anyone, and loved him more, but he was a devilishly contradictory man.
Mary Field, 32 | the la st tria ls of cla rence da rrow he reminded Ruby, was married to Lemuel Parton but she still sometimes worked as a journalist. She had arrived in Chicago with hopes of attending the trial, but there had been some kind of mix-up. Her press credential would be assigned to a different reporter. Ruby could imagine the wretched Mary Field beseeching Darrow to intervene on her behalf and reclaim her place in the press box. She was outraged. How could he have even spoken to that woman?
Eriugena by John J. O'Meara