Translation of Die Christus-Idee, Zürich, 1966.
The book was tremendously soothing at the time, and both my wife and I read the slim volume over and over for several years. One of the author's affirmations that gave me great comfort was: “I cast this burden on the Christ within, and go free.” It was my first exposure to the concept. Books, Religion in Theosophical Perspective, Second Hand, The Spiritual Path Instalment of a series of lectures which investigate the mystical element of world religions. It’s approach to the ‘Christ-Idea’ is that it views it as an archetype of the Divine Man, noting that man may ascend into God, or . Stanley Porter and Stephen Bedard tackle this radical claim by looking at the roots of the "pagan Christ idea," examining the supposed pagan parallels and presenting the evidence for the historical Jesus. The authors demonstrate that the suggestion of pagan origins for the Gospel story is not based on historical or textual evidence, but rather Author: Stanley E. Porter. In this book, Kappeler discusses how Mrs. Eddy depicts the Christ-idea—the self-operating, divine laws of Life, Truth, and Love—in the “Scientific Translation of Immortal Mind” (S&H –18) and the “Scientific Translation of Mortal Mind” (S&H –).
The Pagan Christ: Recovering the Lost Light is a non-fiction book by Canadian writer Tom Harpur (–), a former Anglican priest, journalist and professor of Greek and New Testament at the University of Toronto, which supports the Christ myth theory. Harpur claims that the New Testament shares a large number of similarities with ancient Egyptian and other pagan religions, that. The Imitation of Christ is a Christian devotional book by Thomas à Kempis, first composed in Latin (as De Imitatione Christi) c. – It is a handbook for spiritual life arising from the Devotio Moderna movement, of which Kempis was a member.. The Imitation is perhaps the most widely read Christian devotional work next to the Bible, and is regarded as a devotional and religious classic. Proverbs, for all its work of conviction of sin, as a schoolmaster, is also a book of hope. If our case was hopeless, if there were no way for God to be pleased with us, the entire book would be wasted words spoken to wasted hearts. Proverbs, after knocking us into the pit of despair. 1. The Historical Jesus is the earthly, physical Jesus who walked and talked in first century Palestine and that we read about in history and the Gospels.. 2. The Living Jesus arrives on the scene after the resurrection when the historical Jesus becomes the risen, Living Jesus (but not specifically the Cosmic Christ). We see the Living Jesus appearing and/or in conversation with the disciples.
The Christ-Idea Paperback – Septem by Annie Besant (Author) See all formats and editions Hide other formats and editions. Price New from Used from Hardcover "Please retry" $ $ — Paperback "Please retry" $ $ Author: Annie Besant. I have been and always will be an advocate for integrating a “language of mystery” into our faith formation sessions—using signs, symbols, rituals, music, movement, silence, and so on to deepen our awareness of the mysterious presence of Christ in our midst. The following idea flows from that commitment but also has value as a practical, pedagogical tool to enhance the experience of. Excerpt from The Church of Christ, in Its Idea, Attributes, and Ministry: With a Particular Reference to the Controversy on the Subject Between Romanists and Protestants If on the important subject discussed the work should be found In any instance to have promoted sound Scriptural and Protestant views, the Author's object in sending it forth will have been fully : Edward Arthur Litton. If we study today's books and observe what interests contemporary people, where their hearts are, we have the impression that the enthusiasm, the emotion and feelings for the Christ idea is in abatement, especially where claims to contemporary learning are involved. Nevertheless, as I have already emphasized, the Christ idea will play a much.