“Three versions of Judas” (original Spanish title: “Tres versiones de Judas”) is a short story by Argentine writer and poet Jorge Luis Borges. It was included in. In “Three Versions of Judas,” Argentine writer Jorge Luis Borges presents a very short story that does not seem much like a story at all. Borges’s stories are often. 18 Jun TRES VERSIONES DE JUDAS ¿QUIEN ES JUDAS? Judas Iscariote fue uno de los apóstoles de Jesús de Nazaret. según los Evangelios, fue.

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To Runeberg they were the key with which to decipher a central mystery of theology; they were a matter of meditation and analysis, of historic and philologic controversy, of loftiness, of jubilation, and of terror. The theologians of all the confessions refuted him. Want to Read Currently Reading Read. Inhis family moved to Switzerland where he attended school and traveled to Spain. Runeberg begins with an epigraph from Thomas De Quincey a real nineteenth century English The water of the forest is still and felicitous.

The incredulous considered it, a priori, an insipid and laborious theological game; the theologians disdained it. Erfjord, to justify this affirmation, invokes the last chapter of the first volume of the Vindication of Eternity, by Jaromir Hladlk.

There seemed a certainty in degradation.

Three Versions of Judas – Jorge Luis BOrges

In order to save us, He could have chosen any of the destinies which together weave the uncertain web of history; He could have been Alexander, or Pythagoras, or Rurik, or Jesus; He chose an infamous destiny: In some salon in Vesriones, or even in Buenos Aires, a literary person might well rediscover Runeberg’s theses; but these arguments, presented in such a setting, would seem like frivolous and idle exercises in irrelevance or blasphemy.


His work was translated and published widely in the United States and in Europe. Tres versiones de Judas 3. A Study of the Short Fiction. This book is not yet featured on Listopia.

jusas Skillfully, he begins by pointing out how superfluous was the act of Judas. Creating downloadable prezi, be patient. In the christological fantasy titled “Three Versions of Judas” I think I perceive the remote influence of the last [Bloy].

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Excellent chronology, bibliography, literary analysis, and biographical detail. Traidor, infiel Euclydes da Cunha: Tres versiones de Judas by Jorge Luis Borges. The story is similar in theme and subject to the subsequent short story “The Sect of the Thirty”.

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Three Versions of Judas

He renounced honor, good, peace, the Kingdom of Heaven, as others, tes heroically, renounced pleasure. Runeberg intuited from this universal indifference an almost miraculous confirmation. For who gives himself up to looking for proofs of something he does not believe in or the predication of which he does not care about? The story begins as a critical analysis of works of a fictitious writer Nils Runeberg.


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About Jorge Luis Borges. In the world he was, and the world was made by him, and the world knew him not John 1: Be the first to ask a question about Tres versiones de Judas.

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Alexis rated it liked it Jun 25, Someone may observe that no doubt the conclusion preceded the “proofs”. The lower order is a mirror of the superior order, the forms of the earth correspond to the forms of the heavens; the stains on the skin are a map of the incorruptible constellations; Judas in some way reflects Jesus.

Self, Time, and Metaphysics. Views Read Edit View history. He admitted that Jesus, “who could count on the considerable resources which Omnipotence offers,” did not need to make use of a man to redeem all men.