It is sufficient for it to be redeemed from its association with the past (protology
of death) while retaining its iconicity.
Already in the title, he emphasizes the need to understand design, to look not only to teleology, but to protology
. But the book itself spends far more time discussing our telos than our beginning.
Both Gregory's protology
and eschatology are in continuity with those of Origen.
Lewis gives us a Narnian protology
in his The Magician's Nephew.
In order to make it clear that I do not exclude a priori Kojeve's statement, I offer here the sequence of eternity as conveyed by Pareyson, from which one may conclude that "the inaccessible divine transcendence does not exclude its engagement in time and in the world, but instead requires it even as it withdraws in its remoteness, implacably unless it is mundanized or secularized, that is, it extends the history in which man lives his tragic story by a past that is more of a past than any historical past and by a future that is more of a future than any historical future; a past that is originary rather than primordial and a future that is not final but rather an ultimatum, the past of protology
and the future of eschatology" (11), and all filled with life/resurrection.
U., <<The Victory of Protology
, the original will of God at creation, and eschatology correspond in Jesus' sayings and deeds.
(28) See Warren Austin Gage, The Gospel of Genesis: Studies in Protology
and Eschatology (Winona Lake, IN: Carpenter Books, 1984).
But in that case does God choose eternally to be good, rejecting and yet retaining in himself an evil that is no longer only possible, as the protology
tells us (self-origination and creation), and not even separable and then consumable as eschatology antinomically declares (judgment and apocatastasis)?
 To conclude, I have argued that sound in Magnolia acts as a deep narrative, playing on the narrative's protology
and eschatology to create a kind of purposefulness and direction in the film.
Turner depicts the shift of emphasis from the Timaeus in Middle Platonism to the Philebus and Parmenides in subsequent Neoplatonic speculators and the Platonizing Sethian treatises, the latter abandoning by the third century "all interest in the Genesis protology
in favor of a transcendental theology" (pp.