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From: Joe Helfand <jhelfand@vt.edu>
Date: Mon, 28 Aug 95 05:38:24 -700

I am not quite sure whom this is being sent to or who will read it. But I am even less sure of what is exactly going on here. It seems that a trend of senslessness and rejection of coherence and order to be replaced with confusion has become widespread. As one who has embarked on a relationship with Christ I am suspect of the demonic. Be that as it may James writes in James chapter 3:

The tongue also is a fire a world of evil among the parts of the body. It corrupts the whole person sets the whole course of his life on fire and is itself set on fire by hell.
There is power in the things that we say and write. It is important that we use this power for propitiation of goodness and wisdom. God is not a spirit of confusion that's the Enemy - the Enemy tries to sow chaos confusion discontinuity whenever he can. So I just speak to you and ask you not to try to find sanctuary in the dark reccess of chaos. I guess that makes me an Anti-Neoist if I understood everything right.
Dear Sir,

If we were to look into the mind of God, the infinite connections maintained there would seem an overwhelming confusion or chaos. Needless to say, we would encounter logical contradictions at the level of the boundaries between... God's conscious will and... itself. For instance:

These are the most pressing theological questions posed by God's love today. The Seven by Nine Squares exist to solve these problems once and for all.

The trend towards meaningless you bemoan is actually a trend towards meaning. Meaning (God's Love) rushes in to fill the gap. Without the satanic antithesis, the divine project would never animate, & "coherence" would have no meaning. What you are fearing in this realization is actually a superior piety. The demonic is/is not exactly the divine.

Your postings make you...A Neoist

Yours in Faith,

Monty Cantsin
Open Theologist