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Aviary at the Gates of Heaven: Examining the Bird Symbolism in the Thoth Empress Card
"This card, summed up, may be called the Gate of Heaven." Book of Thoth, p. 77. Eight birds adorn the fourth card of the Thoth Deck Major Arcana, The Empress. These eight birds, their variant symbology united, point at one overarching meaning -- as...
Tarot Cards >> The Major Arcana
King James Bible: Matthew, Chapter 18
Chapter 18 18:1 At the same time came the disciples unto Jesus, saying, Who is the greatest in the kingdom of heaven? 18:2 And Jesus called a little child unto him, and set him in the midst of them, 18:3 And said, Verily I say unto you, Except ye be converted,...
New Testament >> Matthew
King James Bible: Matthew, Chapter 5
Chapter 5 5:1 And seeing the multitudes, he went up into a mountain: and when he was set, his disciples came unto him: 5:2 And he opened his mouth, and taught them, saying, 5:3 Blessed are the poor in spirit: for theirs is the kingdom of heaven. 5:4 Blessed...
New Testament >> Matthew
Our Mother Who Art In Heaven
(First some Excerpts from an article by Richard Owen in The Times, London September 10, 1999 ) THE Pope, who this year said that God was not "an old man with a white beard", went a step further yesterday and referred to "God the Mother"....
Religions >> Christianity & Paganism
Egyptian Temples, part I: A Reflection of Heaven
Introduction The Egyptian religion can be seen as a system of thought, a means of structuring the world, and of maintaining it so as to make it possible for Creation to persist. It reflected both life on earth among the humans and life on a higher plane among...
Religions >> Egyptian
The Pagan Origins Of Christian Mythology
The Judeo-Christian religions were founded in a region of the world where savior religions existed for thousands of years. Much of the symbolism and many of the stories in the Bible may be traced to earlier myths of the Persians, Egyptians, and other people...
Religions >> Christianity & Paganism
King James Bible: John, Chapter 6
Chapter 6 6:1 After these things Jesus went over the sea of Galilee, which is the sea of Tiberias. 6:2 And a great multitude followed him, because they saw his miracles which he did on them that were diseased. 6:3 And Jesus went up into a mountain, and there...
New Testament >> John

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A Catechism of Ruism (Confucianism): A Ru's Spiritual Journey
Concerning this, I also explained that a sage (shengren, 聖人), according to Ruism, is a human exemplar of the Heavenly creation.
The Mandate of Heaven, a Perfected Marriage, and China's Longest Dynasty
The first poem in the “Classic of Poetry,” the “Cry of the Ospreys,” is a romantic work understood to describe the marriage of the founding Zhou Dynasty monarch, King Wen, to the princess Tai Si.
A Catechism of Confucianism: 命 (Ming) -- Mandate, Talent, Fate and Mission
If an immoral king did not continue to take good care of his people, he would lose his Mandate of Heaven, and his dynasty would then be overthrown. This theology was employed by the Zhou dynasty to explain and vindicate their succession over the prior ...
Mandate of Heaven: An ADIZ in the South China Sea
Regardless of prior precedent, China may propose to amend customary international law in relation to ADIZ by creating a new “Mandate of Heaven” in the SCS. The declaration of an ADIZ could lead to the material enforcement of China's assertion of ...
Heaven, Earth, and the Moral Foundations of Chinese Faith
The “Zhou Odes” mainly worshiped the dynasty's founding kings Wen and Wu, then Emperor Cheng and Emperor Kang, as well as their legendary ancestors Hou Ji and Tai Wang, themselves believed to be descendents of the heavenly emperor.

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