Just a little concordance study here: The word is “foot/feet.” What’s fun is that “spies” in the OT are commonly referred to as “feet.” And when they are “spying” out the land, they are “footing” the land.
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Eco on Aquinas on Origen
Umberto Eco, in his Aesthetics of Thomas Aquinas, points out that Origen’s original motivation for proposing his allegorical hermeneutics was a defense of the Old Testament. Since the OT was attacked as being nothing but Jewish fables and traditions, Origen set out to show that the OT was the letter of which Christ was the…