Thoughts In and Out of Season 9
Hermes, the labor of understanding, Wendy Doniger and the rise of Indian nationalism, ghosts in taxis...
1. There is an old argument among classicists, philologists, and archaeologists as to whether the god Hermes—who bore divine oracles to earth and conveyed human entreaties to the gods, and who mediated between the celestial and terrestrial realms as the interpreter of each to each—was originally a god of love.
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