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In Dark Green Religion I explore two main forms of dark green spirituality, animistic and Gaian, both of which can have two main types: conventionally religious forms that posit the concept of nonmaterial divine beings, and naturalistic forms that privilege scientific understandings and include no such otherworldly beliefs.
They do say that there is a revolution in consciousness as we let go of the small self we have wrongly self-identified and move into our true inheritance as divine beings.
Innocent young children are generally considered to be pure and therefore most suited to personify divine beings.
Elvis Presley, Heddy Lamarr, Rock Hudson, and Marilyn Monroe are among the well-known faces transformed into Oliver's divine beings.
In good Homeric and Virgilian style, divine beings show up on the battlefield to protect God's favorites, Satan and his devils promote their pagan team's interests by playing dirty tricks on the Christians, and human actions are doubly determined in accordance with the classical model of divine possession and suggestion.
9 Complete the following sentence - "*** involves belief in divine beings along with a set of practises and a moral code that helps reinforce that belief.
Typically, they are some kind of divine beings who are effective at night and flee at daylight.
When men began to increase on earth and daughters were born to them, the divine beings saw how beautiful the daughters of men were and took wives from among those that pleased them--The Lord said, "My breath shall not abide in man forever, since he too is fresh; let the days allowed him be one hundred and twenty years.
Life beyond death and the attainment of salvation through divine beings emerge as two common themes from Buddhism and Daoism, the two dominant religions in China, said Ka Bo Tsang, assistant curator of the Chinese pictorial arts and textiles in the ROM's world cultures department.
Unlike European royals or China's ancient emperors, Japanese emperors were once considered divine beings.
Such statements, via a direct reference either to God or other divine beings, reflect God's will.
They came to believe that traditional notions about nature and divine beings could not be true, and they criticized all sorts of beliefs and practices that their contemporaries simply assumed were legitimate.
One can make a logical argument in favor of a multiplicity of divine beings, or no god(s) at all, over and against the suggestion that all we behold around us is the design and intention of a single all-powerful Being.
Ernst Osterkamp treats the motif of the kiss, with its sacral and sexual connotations, as the highest form of communication with divine beings such as Maximin.
The term "icon," as it appears in the book's title and text, denotes words, sounds, and actions that are employed in ritual because they contain a formal resemblance to divine beings.