funny of the day

October 28, 2009 at 2:15 pm (Anglo-Saxon, reading notes, soul and body)

From Douglas Moffat’s The Old English Soul and Body: “Levi argues that the idea of a respite from hell was borrowed from fourth-century Christian writers from an older Jewish tradition in which the respite from hell is sabbatical, as some would argue that it still is in modern universities” (33).

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