A History of Eternity


He is encyclopedic and seems to have read all of the most important books in the world. No language seems unknown to him, philological humor abounds, and his natural bent of mind is towards the metaphysical and theological, the paradoxical and the infinite. He appears to have forgotten nothing that he has ever read, and he has a fascination with things Islamic and Jewish. No, it's not Borges; it is Rémi Brague, who often can seem a character sprung from the great Argentine's imagination.
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