Hermeneutic and Buddhist Meditations
Edited By David W. Jardine, Christopher Gilham and Graham McCaffrey
Chapter Twenty-Two: “God’s Sufferings Teach God Nothing”: Some Emails
“God’s Sufferings Teach God Nothing”:Some Emails
ALAN A. BLOCK & DAVID W. JARDINE
David: Date: Sunday, April 13, 2014 at 8:16 AM Attached [a draft of Chapter 21, “Nobody understood why I should be grieving”]
Alan: We should talk a great deal about this paper. So let me start: You say, “I am defined by what I can thus remember …” but I wonder, can we be defined also by what we choose to forget—that forgetting is an active process and not a passive one? And why do you want to call the effort of remembering and forgetting—of becoming—a suffering?
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