Pantheons of Gods Representing Attributes of One God

“While generally regarded as polytheists, the pagans gained this reputation not because they worshiped more than one God but rather because they personified the attributes of this God, thereby creating a pantheon. … The various pantheons of ancient religions therefore actually represent the cataloged and personified attributes of Deity. In this respect they correspond to…

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Cosmic Order and the Universe

“But the life in the Cosmos, the life which carries the leading principle of the universe, still needs elucidation; does it operate without calculation, without searching into what ought to be done? “Yes: for what must be stands shaped before the Cosmos, and is ordered without any setting in order; the ordering things are merely…

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Incomprehensible Good and Being Drawn Up to It

“If it be an intellectual truth, or a ghostly image, through which God reveals Himself in His unfathomableness, this is received in the understanding; and the man can clothe it in words insofar as it can be expressed in words. Sometimes a man may also be drawn above himself and above the spirit (but not…

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Eternal Life and the Throne of God

“If therefore, thou art become the throne of God and the Heavenly Charioteer hath seated himself within thee, and thy soul is wholly become a spiritual eye and is wholly made into light; if, too, thou art nourished with he heavenly food of that Spirit and hast drunk of the Living Water and put on…

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