Janus-headed

Ja´nus-head`ed


a.1.Double-headed.
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
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"Rabbi Plaut's Torah has a Janus-headed aspect," the Times reports.
This Janus-headed character is a problem that cannot be solved.
And Brown shows that both revolution and counter-revolution were Janus-headed, with heroism, devotion, and high ideals going hand in hand with violence and cruelty.
This accounts for, say, O'Toole's inability to come to terms with nationalism, as a movement that is in fact productively Janus-headed, and that legitimates an Enlightenment progressivism by recourse to a Romantic backward look.