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After forty-odd years of teaching, I find myself tending to agree with Eliot. Still, I can't help wondering what his response to the deduction of the big bang would have been.
P.

Chokh Raj <[log in to unmask]> wrote:

>a page vis-a-vis The Rock:
>
>The Wittenberg Door 
>SUNDAY, JUNE 24, 2012
>
>http://wittenberg-door.blogspot.com/2011/08/notable-quote-ts-eliot.html 
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>
>creative joy!
>
>CR
>
>
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> From: Chokh Raj <[log in to unmask]>
>To: [log in to unmask] 
>Sent: Tuesday, July 10, 2012 6:42 PM
>Subject: Fw: TS Eliot: "Light / Light"
> 
>
>Let me reproduce the little incantation from 'The Rock'. 
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>LORD, shall we not bring these gifts to Your service?
>Shall we not bring to Your service all our powers
>For life, for dignity, grace and order,
>And intellectual pleasures of the senses?
>The LORD who created must wish us to create
>And employ our creation again in His service
>Which is already His service in creating.
>For Man is joined in spirit and body,
>And therefore must serve as spirit and body.
>Visible and invisible, two wolds meet in Man;
>Visible and invisible must meet in His Temple;
>You must not deny the body.
>Now you shall see the Temple completed:
>After much striving, after many obstacles;
>The work of creation is never without travail;
>The formed stone, the visible crucifix,
>The
> dressed altar, the lifting light,
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>Light
>Light
>The visible reminder of Invisible Light.
>
>---
>
>Superb!
>CR 
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>
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>________________________________
> From:  Chokh Raj <[log in to unmask]>; 
>To:  <[log in to unmask]>; 
>Subject:  TS Eliot: "Light / Light" 
>Sent:  Tue, Jul 10, 2012 3:49:38 PM 
> 
>
>'The visible reminder of Invisible Light' 
>
>http://invisibleforeigner.tumblr.com/post/15630493491/t-s-eliot-the-rock 
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>CR