Make a Donation

Consider making a donation to support SHAKSPER.

Subscribe to Our Feeds

Current Postings RSS

Announcements RSS

Home :: Archive :: 2005 :: February ::
Shakespeare and the Qu'ran
The Shakespeare Conference: SHK 16.0356  Tuesday, 22 February 2005

From:           Bob Rosen <
 This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it
 >
Date:           Monday, 21 Feb 2005 13:22:39 EST
Subject: 16.0345  Shakespeare and the Qu'ran
Comment:        Re: SHK 16.0345  Shakespeare and the Qu'ran

 >Shakespeare be the author of no work we actually possess, but
 >rather of works bearing the same titles and /dramatis personae/ and no
 >other apparent resemblance in story or sentiment; and of those (a third
 >reflection) who would have no man be author of anything at all.
 >
 >In religion, this is called the heresy of docetism.

docetism: a belief opposed as heresy in early Christianity that Christ
only seemed to have a human body and to suffer and die on the cross.
--Merriam-Webster Collegiate Dictionary

_______________________________________________________________
S H A K S P E R: The Global Shakespeare Discussion List
Hardy M. Cook, 
 This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it
 
The S H A K S P E R Web Site <http://www.shaksper.net>

DISCLAIMER: Although SHAKSPER is a moderated discussion list, the
opinions expressed on it are the sole property of the poster, and the
editor assumes no responsibility for them.
 

©2011 Hardy Cook. All rights reserved.