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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Twofold Constitution of Man and God

“Both God and man have a twofold constitution, of which the superior part is invisible and the inferior visible. In both there is also an intermediary sphere, marking the point where these visible and invisible natures meet. As the spiritual nature of God controls His objective universal form—which is actually a crystallized idea—so the spiritual…

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Rank and Power, Physical and Spiritual

“Too blest the former age, their life Who in the fields contented led, … The grass their wholesome couch , their drink The stream, their roof the pine’s tall shade; Not theirs to cleave the deep, nor seek In strange far lands the spoils of trade. “What now shall I say of rank and power,…

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Universal Life in a Living Universe

“Esoteric philosophy teaches that everything lives and is conscious, but not that all life and consciousness are similar to those of human or even animal beings. Life we look upon as ‘the one form of existence,’ manifesting in what we call matter; or, as in man, what incorrectly is separating them, we call Spirit, Soul…

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