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Somewhere in his writings EJ settles the old quarrel "Creation or Evolution?" by 
a synthesis in the form of a metaphor: the world is a carpet thrown by the 
Creator before us and while it is unfurling we see more and more of its intricate 
patterns evolving. Precisely because this is a deplorably imprecise rendering of 
the passage in question I would like to know where to find it and thus to mend my 
vague remembrance of the wording.
Günter Rebing, Bonn

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