Print

Print


Clint wrote:

>  > However, it would still sound a bit blasphemous to
>>  say "jij" to God; that would
>>  be denying your own nothingness in comparison with
>  > His greatness...
>
>Interesting in that this seems to be the opposite
>intuition in French and English.  "Tu" and "Thou" are
>used to indicate one's closeness to and intimacy with
>God, at least I would think....

Things may have changed and I may be misremembering, but I was under
the impression that whether one used "tu" or "vous" in French
depended on where one fell along the Protestant/Catholic divide. I
don't remember which uses/used which.

Kou