The Bible is rather different than the sort of expression I had in mind, Peter.
In a message dated 11/9/2004 5:10:53 PM Eastern Standard Time, Peter Montgomery <[log in to unmask]> writes:
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>Desipte some very notable exceptions, I confess that I tend to find
>other people's expressions of religious conviction tiresome.
>As would seem a mojority of north american society. The irony is that we
>much lost a common know;edge of the bible, which is a very
>significant element in our culture.
>Before WWII one could, apparently, count on most of one's students knowing
>the Bible, so Biblical allusions barely needed explanation. Now.....