08.13.12 ~ Relationship of Lust to Communion of Persons


According to the biblical narrative, this shame induces man and woman to hide from each other their bodies and especially their sexual differentiation. This shame confirms that the original capacity of communicating themselves to each other, which Genesis 2:25 speaks of, has been shattered. ← I think my first conscious encounter with this concept was in reading Perelandra, especially marked in that progression that Ransom asked himself if Weston could accomplish through teaching the Woman vanity.


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