One crucial aspect of this project involves mapping the boundary lines between several types of discourse: between sacred writings
and literature and between literature and other "nonliterary" forms of secular discourse.
c) There is also the issue of the epistemological status of the revelation of the sacred writings
and the purported inerrancy therein.
Delaney's love of sacred writings
, coupled with an inner drive, compelled the author to create "Bearers of the Sacred Seven: The First Quest," an epic quest with insurmountable battles against the forces of evil.
Those who originally collected our sacred writings
and eventually put them in the format we have today simply presumed we'd take our pick.
Faith reveals the truth of sacred writings
to those who read them open to the Spirit.
As for the Lucifer angle, go check out Theosophy's sacred writings
and in particular (I love this one): "It is Satan who is the god of our planet, and the only god" (Blavatsky, The Secret Doctrine).
The body of these sacred writings
when explicated by the pastors, priests and such religious authorities has been assimilated verbatim by the lay people who have never had it in them to dare question the validity of the deciphering of the texts thus made.
It even extends the definition to "a new doctrine, especially a new interpretation of sacred writings
From the 1790s onwards Joanna had been handing over to her followers sealed copies of her sacred writings
, which were then placed inside a "Great Box".
The first ecclesiastic of the first century Christian movement to compile an anthology sacred writings
and advocate them as a canon of scripture for Christian study and theology, Marcion of Sinope (c.
It is almost as if the olive trees of the Holy Land have become political hostages, or weapons to be used in the ongoing conflict, although surely nothing could be further removed from the traditional symbol of peace that has been nurtured through many centuries in the sacred writings
of the three religions.
In any case, pace millions of Jewish believers, there's nothing sacred in the sacred writings
A historic compilation of the sacred writings
of Jews, Christians and Muslims features respected English translations of the complete texts of the Torah, the New Testament and the Quran.
They include Vedic hymns, Buddha's Sermon at the Deer Park, Jayadeva's The Perfect Bride, songs of Kabir, sacred writings
of the Sikhs, Tagore's Gitanjalo, Gandhi's Hing Swaraj, and Jean Arasanayagam's All Is Burning.
The Baha'i sacred writings
are extensive, amounting to more than loo volumes in their original Arabic and Persian.