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04 July 2008 @ 09:38 pm
 
I spent the whole afternoon reading Augustine of Hippo's commentaries on the Gospel of John for a paper I am writing....which isn't even on Augustine but I figured that this should be a must reading for one whose research project is on 17th century England. And you know what? I found them really interesting: powerful rhetoric and amazing imagery. Also I believe I realized even more how much Donne's own homiletics owes to the man's writings.

....And what better setting for all this reading than my uni, which is located in a deconsecrated augustinian monastery dating back to the XI century. Historians say that Luther spent a night here...for all I know, the office in which I have spent countless afternoons working on my stuff could have been his bedroom! :-D

Ok, time for...a tree pic! <3



 
 
 
 
ext_109212 on July 6th, 2008 09:10 pm (UTC)
Nice Tree Textures!
Very cool! I took some picks like this last year or so. They are fun to do! :)
☆ Sparrow ☆8sparrow8 on July 6th, 2008 10:05 pm (UTC)
Re: Nice Tree Textures!
Yes, very fun! ( ^)>