Tuesday, December 14, 2004

Eight Candle

From The Book of Shares by Edmond Jab├Ęs:
"The divine call precedes God. The call of the word precedes the book," he said.

What a relief for the mind, truth; but once we have glimpsed of it, what torment!

"There is not preferential place for the book," he had written, "but there might be a non-place made up of all the thinkable places."
This was answered:
"If nobody has ever found out where Moses is buried, is this not because there cannot be one single place for the Book?"


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