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PS - Since I haven’t read the article here, I don’t know if it takes up the
point about ‘doubt.’

On Thu, Nov 23, 2017 at 11:33 AM Chanan Mittal <[log in to unmask]> wrote:

> While I wholly subscribe to the thesis here, I for one, in my reading of
> Eliot’s work, early or late, haven’t  found ‘doubt’ as an aspect of Eliot’s
> faith in the Biblical lore. Notwithstanding Eliot’s own profession of
> ‘doubt’ as an essential aspect of faith. I may quote from his work, as I
> have always done at this list, to illustrate my point. Wish anyone could
> quote from Eliot’s work to prove me wrong. Well, if a ‘fallen’ soul
> succumbs to temptations of desire, or is caught between a struggle between
> the physical and the spiritual, is another matter. It does not tentamount
> to a denial or rejection of faith.
>
> Regards,
> CR
>
> On Thu, Nov 23, 2017 at 10:33 AM Chanan Mittal <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
>
>> Project MUSE - The Sacramental Dada of TS Eliot
>> Sean Cotter
>> The Comparatist
>> Volume 26, May 2002, pp. 69-82
>> UNC Press
>>
>> “I will argue that we are mourning a false sense of rupture. We know from
>> his Harvard notebooks (Gordon 537-8) and from poems such as "The Love Song
>> of St. Sebastian" that Eliot wrestled with Christian belief throughout his
>> life, and 1927 marks his public avowal of this commitment. Eliot's
>> statement of belief does not, however, mark his withdrawal from the
>> avant-garde.”
>>
>> https://muse.jhu.edu/article/414736/pdf
>>
>> CR
>
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