Words for the Day

[Yes] is the silent accompanist of all parts of a sentence, the confirmation, the “sic!” the “Amen” behind every word. It gives every word in the sentence its right to exist, it supplies the seat on which it may take its place, it “posits.” The first Yes in God establishes the divine essence for all infinity. And this first Yes is “in the beginning.”

Franz Rosenzweig, *The Star of Redemption,* translated by William W. Hallo from the 2nd edition of 1930, University of Notre Dame Press, 2014/1985, 27.

red line embellished

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