The Wedding-song of Wisdom

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Theosophical Pub. Society, 1908 - Bible - 107 pages
 

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Page 49 - wrinkle or any such thing ; but that she should be holy and without blemish This mystery is great : but I speak in regard of Christ and the Church.
Page 29 - How beautiful are thy feet in sandals, O prince's daughter ! Thy rounded thighs are like jewels, The work of the hands of a cunning workman. * * Thy neck is
Page 74 - where the Good God dwells alone ; into which House no impure man shall come— but it is kept under watch for the Spiritual alone ;—where, when they come, they must cast away their garments, and all become Bridegrooms, obtaining their true Manhood through the Virginal Spirit.
Page 29 - tower of ivory ; Thine head upon thee is like Carmel, And the hair of thine head like purple ; The king is held captive in the tresses thereof.
Page 49 - For I am jealous over you with a jealousy of God : for I espoused you to one husband, that I might present you as a pure virgin to Christ.
Page 49 - by the Word, that He might present the Church to Himself a glorious [Bride] not having spot or wrinkle or any such thing ; but that she should be holy and without blemish
Page 79 - Hermes. Wisdom that understands in Silence [such is the Matter and the Womb from out which Man is born], and the True Good the Seed. " Tat. Who is the sower, father ? For I am altogether at a loss. " Her. It is the Will of God, my son.
Page 49 - husband is the head of the wife, as Christ also is the Head of the Church, being Himself the Saviour of the Body.
Page 14 - Catholic bishops and teachers knew not how better to stem this flood of Gnostic writings and their influence among the faithful, than by boldly adopting the most popular narratives from the heretical books, and, after carefully eliminating the poison of false doctrine, replacing them in this purified form in the hands of the public.
Page 13 - Almost every fresh editor of such narratives, using that freedom which all antiquity was wont to allow itself in dealing with literary monuments, would recast the materials which lay before him, excluding whatever might not suit his theological point of view—dogmatic statements, for example, speeches,

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