In 1998, during the Synod for Asia in Rome, the Japanese bishops were among the harshest critics of Vatican insistence on an "abstract" and dogmatic presentation of Christ
as the lone savior of humanity, to the exclusion of saving figures in other religious traditions.
There are fifteen side chapels, one for each mystery of the rosary--one for the presentation of Christ
in the temple, another for the finding of Him in the temple, one for His death on the cross, and so on.
The Son, as Fallon reminds us, has the rather frustrating role of being heir to an immortal being, and in a thoughtful reading of the relationship between between Father and Son he teases out the subtle complexities of Milton's presentation of Christ
as both king and heir, pointing out the creatively ambiguous or indefinite use which Milton makes of regal titles.