As St. Paul noted to young Timothy, fermented wine is actually healthier
for you, because the alcohol kills parasites. And back then they didn't
know about the well-documented benifits to one's heart that a glass of
On Mon, 27 Oct 1997, Arthur V. Chadwick wrote:
> At 06:56 PM 8/30/70 -0600, you wrote:
> >I'm aware of the different meanings of "wine". At Cana's wedding party,
> >however, it is obvious from the text that the *good* wine was fermented.
> Obvious to whom? Possibly it may be obvious to one inculcated in western
> decadent thought about what is "good" in wine. Personally I would not
> choose fermented wine or reconstituted preserved wine over the fresh
> variety, in any circumstance, and I would suggent the wedding guests in
> Cana felt likewise.