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To Lactantius-- on that elephant story

Reader comment on item: Is Allah God? - Continued
in response to reader comment: To PJ about the blind men and the elephant

Submitted by PJ (United States), Nov 30, 2006 at 09:22

Lactantius: I did not imply that we all have to be agnostics, i.e. that we can know nothing about God-- just that all our knowledge is partial, and humility is in order. Which I took to be the point of the parable about the blind men & the elephant. "Now we know in part..."


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