“Wherefore, though good and bad men suffer alike, we must not suppose that there is no difference between the men themselves, because there is no difference in what they both suffer. For even in the likeness of the sufferings, there remains an unlikeness in the sufferers; and though exposed to the same anguish, virtue and vice are not the same thing. For as the same fire causes gold to glow brightly, and chaff to smoke; and under the same flail the straw is beaten small, while the grain is cleansed; and as the lees are not mixed with the oil, though squeezed out of the vat by the same pressure, so the same violence of affliction proves, purges, clarifies the good, but damns, ruins, exterminates the wicked. And thus it is that in the same affliction the wicked detest God and blaspheme, while the good pray and praise. So material a difference does it make, not what ills are suffered, but what kind of man suffers them. For, stirred up with the same movement, mud exhales a horrible stench, and ointment emits a fragrant odor.”
Augustine, City of God, Book I, Chapter 8"
by understanding he established the heavens;
by his knowledge the deeps broke open,
and the clouds drop down the dew."
Indiana University is seeking a specialist in composition and rhetoric to run the First-Year Writing program, teach classes, coordinate with university assessment and general education offices, serve on all relevant committees, work with the Writing Center, and oversee hiring, training, and professional development of non-tenure-track and adjunct faculty. Productive research agenda also required. A 0/1 course release will be provided.
the maestro doubts. His love unconsummated he embraces
only sound. And it dissolves.
And when the Angel asks him would he
make his peace with God the dying Janacek replies
but what is peace
and what is would
and what is god Janachkova."
— Abraham J. Heschel. The Prophets. New York: Harper & Row, 1962. p. 27.
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