From: John W Burgeson (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Date: Wed May 28 2003 - 10:34:02 EDT
>> I just don't see how her comments that belief as
defined as assent to a creed not existing prior to the Enlightenment can
defended historically. From the small bit I have seen from your quotes I
wouldn't trust her historical analysis very much. She can advance the
of mysticism if she wants to. But, she shouldn't distort the historical
record to make her point. [N.B. This is not an anti-mysticism post but
anti-sloppy history post.]>>
I understand. She has written quite a lot and is, I understand, fairly
well regarded as a scholar. But I am not at all a judge of that myself
(nor do I wish to be). My quote may very well misrepresent her, and, if
John Burgeson (Burgy)
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