Sunday, December 28, 2008

Through a glass, darkly

1 Corinthians 13:12 contains the phrase

βλεπομεν γαρ αρτι δι εσοπτρου εν αινιγματι
which is rendered in the KJV as

"For now we see through a glass, darkly."
which refers to mirrors, not lenses. It has inspired the titles of many works.

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