This object contains Aristotle’s lost Poetics, and thus Jorge considers it immoral, as it might instruct monks on various subjects that challenge their faith. It is written in four different languages, and has some secret writing on it, as well, in invisible ink. This object is also covered in poison.
The subject of the place of this in religion, and particularly as this pertains to Jesus, permeates the book. The monks consider this a matter of grave importance, as it would reflect on the nature of their religion, how human Jesus actually was, and other religious matters.
The subject of Jesus’ personal experience with this – and what monks can and should own – is a subject of much debate among the monks. They argue a lot about whether or not Jesus can be said to have owned anything, and, if so, what the implications...
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