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Blake’s Artwork in History

I happened to be on the Vanderbilt History Department’s website and noticed this featured article on one of our faculty members and his new book: http://www.vanderbilt.edu/historydept/epstein.html. The artwork on the cover, of course, is by Blake, and I thought it was interesting that we just had a presentation on Wednesday that discussed the plate in depth. […] Continue reading

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“Become One Flesh”: Male and Female in the New Jerusalem

In response to haleyck’s post “Eternal Death and Sexuality,” I’d like to explore further the question of what implications self-annihilation has for the female sex. I would agree wholly with the statement, “The contrary of male and female, then, are not resolved in this one [hermaphroditic] body, but rather are both present, two opposites alongside […] Continue reading

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