re: selling greek

D. Peterson (
Sat, 16 Mar 1996 16:32:58 -0800

One of the rabbis said:

"Reading scripture in translation is like kissing your bride through a veil."

I have filed the serial numbers off that and made it slightly less sexist,
but I think it expresses the concept quite pithily.

+++ Douglas C. Peterson, MD +++
"Some people will never learn anything, for this reason, because they
understand everything too soon." - Alexander Pope