The notion that demons or lesser divinities
are the sons of gods is not to be regarded as ironical or sceptical.
They were the divinities
of Arabia and of the Mamelukes who wished their troopers to believe that the Mahdi had the power of preventing them from dying in battle.
Bounderby stood in the midst of his household gods, so those unrelenting divinities
occupied their places around Mr.
Hence, the book takes the reader to the source of power with an analysis of African Divinities
and divine technologies, exploring the permanence and proliferation of African Gods from oppressive plantations to the empowering proclamations of such leaders as W.
In conclusion, I will offer some thoughts on the significance of mandalas in religious ritual, especially on some features that set the process of invoking divinities and worshipping them in aniconic objects placed in mandalas apart from the worship of statues or images with anthropomorphic features on domestic altars or in temples.
Although considerable time and effort is involved in constructing a mandala, upon completion of the ritual, after several hours or days, the divinities are bid farewell and the mandala is quickly dismantled.
The transfiguration of divinities over time delineates not only a fusion of similar belief systems, but the fracturing of continuity in traditions--particularly as the need arises.
Deren charts the names of Haitian divinities according to their African and American/Indian counterparts.
Summary: Designer pen companies push into the Indian market, with the writing instruments in silver and gold, embossed with images of divinities
One of the most intriguing components of the intimate show is the grouping of some 40 antelope headdresses, which are significant in ceremonial dances to honor agricultural divinities
and celebrate the talents of farmers.
The monotheistic Masoretic editors of the Hebrew Bible shaped the text to convey the idea that only the neighboring tribes and apostate Israelites honored these other divinities
Further, the idea of uprightness on the part of both divinities
and humans is reiterated in another passage of Eji Ogbe, where it reads: "Ifa enjoins us to be honest.
Initially The Market's rise to Olympic supremacy replicated the gradual ascent of Zeus above all the other divinities
of the ancient Greek pantheon, an ascent that was never quite secure.
Gates claims that these "versions of Esu are all messengers of the gods," interpreting their will "to human beings" and conveying human desires back to the gods, but he does not explain if Esu indiscriminately applies his tricks to humans and divinities
Theory and Theology in George Herbert's Poetry: Divinitie
, and Poesie, Met.