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The many faces of God

J. J. F. Durand

The many faces of God

highways and byways on the route towards an orthodox image of God in the history of Christianity from the first to the seventeenth century

by J. J. F. Durand

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Published by Sun Press in Stellenbosch [South Africa] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • God (Christianity),
  • God -- History of doctrines,
  • Theology, Doctrinal

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 191-194) and index.

    StatementJaap Durand.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsBT102 .D829 2007
    The Physical Object
    Pagination202 p. ;
    Number of Pages202
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23195798M
    ISBN 101919980369
    ISBN 109781919980362
    LC Control Number2007327640

    But we have this treasure in earthen vessels, that the excellency of the power may be of God, and not of us. So what essentially started from a mythological theme has since become a social reality, mainly due to a change in perception brought about by a new mythology—and represents a central foundational manifestation of Campbell's overriding interpretive message, "Follow your bliss. As we receive Jesus, these faces will appear in our lives and God will use us for putting away sin and bringing in righteousness forever and ever. Alexander the Great came on the world scene.

    Summer is ending, and the harvest is life for his village. The king was symbolised by the Sun with the golden crown as its main metaphor, while his court were the orbiting planets. However, two barbarian incursions changed that. A child beginning to talk really does not have the mental development to understand what his mother and father really are as human beings.

    BC], and the political unification of the world through the Romans, by reason of which the early Christian missionaries were able to take the gospel to the nations in a way which had been previously impossible. On holy days, he is offered condemned criminals, and in times of great crisis, he may even be offered the nobles' children of the city to beg his protection. Because of His stripes, we are healed. The servant does not decide the calling; only God does. He sought to become a son of the Sun god of Egypt.


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He is the Many-Faced Godand wherever a man turns, there He is. Even if someone The many faces of God book honestly discouraged about personal or global evil, the community of the church stands ever near to mediate the Spirit.

These metaphors are statements that point beyond themselves into the transcendent. Human life was cheap, and a certain degree of pessimism, fear and anxiety characterized the darker side of English life. This year had a profound influence on his thinking about Asian religion and myth, and also on the necessity for teaching comparative mythology to a larger, non-academic audience.

Indeed, he quotes from the Rigveda in the preface to The Hero with a Thousand Faces: "Truth is one, the sages speak of it by many names. Yes, decisions regarding which humans are safe to save is a part of the judgment, but the heart of it is centered around: "Is God really the loving God that He has portrayed Himself to be?

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When we understand we cannot know God as he actually is, but only what we as finite human beings can perceive and interpret, we can recognize that maybe God has been revealing himself in all cultures, yet there has been radically different ways the finite have interpreted divine revelation.

His love is our motivation to go through the painful process of The many faces of God book off sin from our lives; so that we can be like Him. Yes, he said, but how many gods are there, Yajnavalkya? In the face of all these struggles, and when difficulties seem insurmountable, we might take a cue from a wise woman named Julian and look with hope into the faces of God.

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Isaiah 53 details the sufferings of Christ brought as a lamb The many faces of God book the slaughter. Winter is coming, and this boar is life for his family. As Alexander moved his conquering troops throughout the world, he set up cities and libraries for the express purpose of spreading the Greek culture and language.

Though, it is still man gasping for it all in the dark, but I suppose one accepts that scripture is simply man's interpretation and commentary of what is perceived as divine activity, and no longer sees scripture as inerrant, immutable and timeless Truth dictated by God, we have absolutely nothing to firmly and dogmatically cling to.

All of these concepts of faith are deficient, if not heretical, and yet all of them are found in the church. So what essentially started from a mythological theme has since become a social reality, mainly due to a change in perception brought about by a new mythology—and represents a central foundational manifestation of Campbell's overriding interpretive message, "Follow your bliss.

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