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Trouble in Paradise: Milton’s Theology of Marriage in Paradise Lost

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First time readers of Paradise Lost are often surprised that the marriage of our first forebearers is far from perfect. Just like in the all too human relationships most people experience in their postlapsarian lives, the seeds of mistrust, vanity, and resentment are visible in the pre-Fall marriage of Adam and Eve as well. Milton,… The post Trouble in Paradise: Milton’s Theology of Marriage in Paradise Lost appeared first on VoegelinView.

First time readers of Paradise Lost are often surprised that the marriage of our first forebearers is far from perfect. Just like in the all too human relationships most people experience in their postlapsarian lives, the seeds of mistrust, vanity, and resentment are visible in the pre-Fall marriage of Adam and Eve as well. Milton,…

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