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" As long therefore as our mind still shines around and hovers around, pouring as it were a noontide light into the whole soul, we, being masters of ourselves, are not possessed by any extraneous influence ; but when it approaches its setting, then, as... "
The Works of Philo Judaeus, the Contemporary of Josephus - Page 147
by Philo (of Alexandria) - 1854
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The Dublin University Magazine: A Literary and Political Journal, Volume 95

1880
...in all likelihood there falls upon us a trance, or divinized and most possessive madness. For indeed when the divine light shines, the human light sets, and when the divine light sets, the human rises and dawns. This process is wont to come about with the prophetical race. For indeed...
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History of Christian Doctrine, Volume 1

Henry Clay Sheldon - Theology, Doctrinal - 1886
...he teaches, must sink below the horizon, and be lost in trance, before the divine orb can arise. " When the divine light shines the human light sets,...sets/ this other rises and shines ; and this very frequent!}' happens to the race of prophets, for the mind that is in us is removed from its place at...
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The Fathers of Jesus: A Study of the Lineage of the Christian ..., Volume 2

Keningale Cook - Christianity and other religions - 1886
...in all likelihood there falls upon us a trance, or divinized and most possessive madness. For indeed when the divine light shines, the human light sets, and when the divine light sets, the human rises and dawns. This process is wont to come about with the prophetical race. For indeed...
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The Works of Philo Judæus: The Contemporary of Josephus, Volume 2

Philo Judacus - Philosophy - 1894
...trance fell upon him." • Genesis xx. 7. + Genesis xlix. 2. t Numbers xii. 6. $ Deuteronomy xxxiv. 10. LIII. And under the symbol of the sun he intimates...from its place at the arrival of the divine Spirit, but is again restored to its previous habitation when that Spirit departs, for it is contrary to holy...
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A Genetic Study of the Spirit-phenomena in the New Testament ...

Elmer Harry Zaugg - Bible and spiritualism - 1917 - 139 pages
..."Several significant passages on this point deserve quotation: "So long therefore as our mind still shines and hovers around, pouring as it were a noontide light...very frequently happens to the race of prophets; for had pneumatic experiences; but he did not confine the activity of the divine Spirit to this kind of...
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Philo of Alexandria: The Contemplative Life, Giants and Selections

Philo (of Alexandria.) - Religion - 1981 - 425 pages
...possessed. But when it comes to its setting, naturally ecstasy and divine possession and madness fall on us. For when the divine light shines, the human light sets, and when the divine light sets, the human dawns and rises. This is what is wont to occur to the prophetic kind. Our mind is ejected...
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Aufstieg und Niedergang der römischen Welt: Hellenistisches ..., Volume 21

Wolfgang Haase - Religion - 1984 - 759 pages
...comes to its setting there falls upon us in all likelihood an ecstasy, a divine possession, a madness. For when the divine light shines, the human light sets; and when the former sets the latter rises and dawns. This is what regularly 24 This famous passage provides the...
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Selected Writings

Philo - Philosophy - 2004 - 112 pages
...the Divinity comes as a beam which we cannot apprehend until the light of our mind is extinguished; for when the divine light shines, the human light sets, and when the divine light sets the human light rises. All these descriptions constitute variations on the same central idea: that...
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the architecture of the intellgible universe in the philosophy of plotinus

...not possessed, but when it comes to set, naturally ecstasy and the divine possession and madness fall upon us. For when the divine light shines, the human light sets, and when the divine light sets, the human dawns and rises. ... It is not lawful for mortal and immortal to dwell together."2 For Plotinus,...
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