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Well, God or no God, perfection is relative. We can acquire only a degree
of it.
And so at no stage can we be "perfect."

Regards,
CR

On Wednesday, July 13, 2016, Carrol Cox <[log in to unmask]> wrote:

> The proposition, "God is perfect," is probably heretical. In all of its
> usages "perfect" retains some of its literal meaning, "brought to an end,
> completed."  And hence the word _could_ (I've never explored the matter)
> carry the implication that at _some point in time_ God was incomplete, but
> now has become what He Is.
>
> That way madness lurks.
>
> :-)
>
> Carrol
>
> P.S. I've just discovered by accident that the complete text of Canto XVI
> is available for download at the Poetry site. That Canto is a marvel even
> when pronounced by the synthetic voice of ZoomText. Il miglior fabbro
> indeed.
>