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Chapter XLIX.—The Supreme Light.

Then Simon said:  “Remember that you said that God has a son, which is doing Him wrong; for how can He have a son, unless He is subject to passions, like men or animals?  But on these points there is not time now to show your profound folly, for I hasten to make a statement concerning the immensity of the supreme light; and so now listen.  My opinion is, that there is a certain power of immense and ineffable light, whose greatness may be held to be incomprehensible, of which power even the maker of the world is ignorant, and Moses the lawgiver, and Jesus your master.” 661



This chapter presents the topic which is made the main point in a subsequent discussion with Simon; see Homily XVIII.—R.]

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