Who is this King of Glory?: A Critical Study of the Christos-Messiah Tradition

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Academy Press, 1944 - Religion - 493 pages
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A Critical Study of the Christos-Messiah Tradition. "This book is the narrative of what happened back in the third century of Christian history, when the Christian movement passed over from the hands of the Philosophers of the Greek world into those of the unphilosophical and worldly minded Romans and suffered the total extinction of its original light of esoteric spiritual meaning, the historical result of which was the sixteen centuries of the Dark Ages. This book is the natural companion and complement of The Lost Light." Contents: Faith Weds Folly; Myth Truer than History; Truth Wears A Mask; Wisdom Haunts the Countryside; Fancy's Fabric Turns into History; Cannonized Romanticism; Throes of a Bad Conscience; Sublime Myth Makes Grotesque History; Faith's Odd Wonderland; Cosmic Majesty with Local Items; Staggering Truth on Egypt's Walls; The Shout of Paul's Silence; Robbing Paul to Pay Peter; A Queen Dethroned; A Star-And Luna; An Epochal Discovery; Truth Exorcises Demoniac Obsessions; The Anointing of Man; Lost Cycles of the Sun; Twelve Lamps of deity; Orion and His Dog; Our Day-Star Rises.

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