RegimeAnd the only man who can make and apply this %u2018Elixir of Life,%u2019%u2014of eternal life,%u2014is the priest.%u201D RegimeThe supreme source of authority in religion is directly at issue in the questions here treated RegimeAnointing and Baptism. RegimeThey annihilate the no-law theory.
RoughInfluence of the %u201CGreek Mysteries.%u201D RoughWe can also compare later writers, such as Barnabas and Ignatius, with the so-called Gnostics, by which the latter will be seen to possess a well formulated theory, and the former to be in possession of fragments which bear a remarkable likenes
SaleThe chief elements in the cult were initiation, sacrifice, and scenic representations of the great facts in the processes of nature and in human life SaleTurning to the earlier Church fathers, who formulated much which has come to us as Christian doctrine, we find the pagan idea of baptism repea
Purchase%u201CThe motive for placing in the coffin of the defunct illuminato these %u2018words of power%u2019 graven on scrolls of lead, plates of bronze, the gems we are considering, and doubtless to an infinitely greater extent on more perishable materials, derives much light from the description
Response%u201CSome of the philosophical schools which hung upon the skirts of Christianity mingled such interpretations of Greek mythology with similar interpretations of the Old Testament ResponseIf montanism was over-narrow, here we find an all-embracing breadth ResponseBaptism made the child an h
toAugustine, writing against Faustus, of having made the same charge.%u201D toIt remains to consider another which was not less fundamental, and has not been less persistent%u2014viz., the union of Christianity with the State. toxiii. toGREEK WATER-WORSHIP. to%u201CFor we too would observe the flesh
PricesAccordingly, when the prophet says, %u201CI saved thee in the times of Noah,%u201D as I have already remarked, he addresses the people who are equally faithful to God, and possess the same signs PricesJacob Grimm (Teutonic Mythology, 4 vols., London, 1883), a most painstaking and scholarly aut
B2BAnd forehead.%u201D B2BAnd this washing is called illumination, because they who learn these things are illuminated in their understandings B2B%u201CThe danger of such inquiries lies in the difficulty of resisting the temptation to frame pictures of an imaginary past; and the passion for transfer