Tuesday, September 8, 2009

Today's teaser ~ Rashi's Daughters: Joheved

Today's teaser comes from Rashi's Daughters: Book I: Joheved, by Maggie Anton, 2005.

"Original sin is what the minim [heretics, Christians] believe is the nature of man. They say anyone not baptized, even babies, cannot enter the Garden of Eden in the World to Come and must spend eternity in the flames of Gehenna." His voice, which had begun with mild derision, rose into fury. "How can they possibly think the Creator would condemn innocent babes to such torment?" (p. 183)

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