An uplifting depiction of a potentially winning combination?

I also liked the intimacy and proximity implied here, not a distant thunderer in the heavens or up some inaccessible mountain lobbing brickbats and lightening bolts, but to his left and to his right, touchable with the elbows.

‘Great things happen when God mixes with man … God was to his left and to his right.  He could touch him with his elbows.’


Source: Nikos Kazantzakis, The Last Temptation, trans. P.A. Bien (London: Faber and Faber, 1983), p. 287

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