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I would guess that Lund being in Sweden, the fictional Runeberg is more than likely Lutheran. Borges I would have thought would have a Catholic background, though the German emigrant influence on Argentina must be considerable and might have either a Lutheran or Catholic cast to it depending on which region the bulk of immigrants hailed from. A Lutheran theologian might be expected to take a more austere view, one thinks of Kierkegaard, a Dane, but with that northern Lutheran existential angst, the silence of God, that would be in contrast to an Argentinian perspective in which the world teams with unseen forces. Critics seem to be split as to whether Borges is speaking through Runeberg or holding his views at arms length with a kind of implied critique of them.

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Borges on Jesus and Judas 864 ananda 01-Mar-04 22:44
Re: Borges on Jesus and Judas 190 Briffits 01-Mar-04 23:52
A little on Runeberg and his "superfluous Judas" argument 186 ananda 02-Mar-04 01:58
Re: A little on Runeberg and his "superfluous Judas" argument 162 Briffits 02-Mar-04 08:54
Yes, Runeberg is a fictional creation 187 ananda 02-Mar-04 13:24
Re: Yes, Runeberg is a fictional creation 172 javier 02-Mar-04 17:46
Re: Yes, Runeberg is a fictional creation 211 ananda 02-Mar-04 20:29
Lund is in Sweden, /t 966 Briffits 02-Mar-04 20:38
Re: Lund is in Sweden, /t 187 ananda 02-Mar-04 21:47
Re: Lund is in Sweden, /t 250 Briffits 02-Mar-04 22:09
Re: Lund is in Sweden, /t 188 javier 03-Mar-04 12:04
Lund is in Sweden, n/t 159 Briffits 02-Mar-04 20:38
Re: Borges on Jesus and Judas 174 Melusine 04-Mar-04 02:04
Re: Borges on Jesus and Judas 164 timewaster 04-Mar-04 03:29
Re: Borges on Jesus and Judas 171 ananda 04-Mar-04 12:52
Re: Borges on Jesus and Judas 181 Bent 04-Mar-04 16:43
Re: Borges on Jesus and Judas 152 ananda 04-Mar-04 17:03
Re: Borges on Jesus and Judas 175 Bent 04-Mar-04 17:14
Re: Borges on Jesus and Judas 208 ananda 04-Mar-04 18:09
Re: Borges on Jesus and Judas 292 Bent 04-Mar-04 18:22


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