theophany


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a visible (but not necessarily material) manifestation of a deity to a human person

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Theophany, as we shall see, will answer Job -- and, in accents so magisterial, that they will reduce this militant Job to humility.
If God is connected, at least metonymically, with "silence," "the unknown," "the uncertain," and if God "returns from within" the horrors of the twentieth century, what would such a theophany entail?
For the past four years, the Ukrainian Catholic Church in Ottawa has celebrated the Feast of the Theophany in St.
It is of the same kind as the earlier appearances (a "theophany"), neither physical nor spiritual, but the new reality of the Risen Lord.
"I accept the conventions as I see them," he says in an interview with Rick Snyder (in readme, online), "and then play about." In the last section of the book, "The Garden: A Theophany or Eccohome: A Dialectical Lyric," a mouth and the adjective "still" speak to one another: "Mouth: Are you still?
[T]he two middle toes on each of his feet were, in his conception, webbed and bearded." (9) This is a vision of anatomical theophany, and its principal importance, in my view, consists in what we might term the hyperbiologization of racial difference.
There is also Verheyden's study, a piece of formidable scholarship with excellent close text-work and numerous footnotes, even though his distinction between themes of judgement and theophany in a parousia context is perhaps rather artificial.
Le Clezio's world of transparencies in this regard follows ancient mythic patterns: the individual, gradually removed from circumscribed and limited frames of reference, is plunged into a collective experience - a kind of theophany.
Next, he establishes five a priori conditions of the true faith: (1) the true faith must fulfill the human yearning for pardon and justification; (2) it must contravene neither conscience nor natural morality; (3) its God must be just and holy, rewarding the good, punishing the evil; (4) its God must be one, immortal, immutable, omnipotent, omniscient; and (5) the way of salvation must be made clear through gradual progress in the knowledge of God; a theophany (revelation) must stand at its center.
The theophany at Sinai marks the culmination and fulfillment of God's creational plan.
By assigning history a specific goal, Judeo-Christianity has devalued all past events, except those that display the sign of Yahveh's theophany. Undoubtedly, Yahveh does admit that man may have a history, but only insofar as history is bestowed with an assigned goal, a certain goal, and a specific goal.
Also known as the Epiphany or Theophany, meaning "vision of God," the feast commemorates the manifestation of the Infant Jesus to the Three Wise Men from the East: Melchor, Gaspar, and Balthazar.
It is common worldwide for Orthodox Christians to bless local lakes and rivers on this feast they call Theophany. They've been doing this
19:3) and travels alone into the desert, eventually reaching Mount Horeb where he will experience a theophany with God.
Perhaps most fundamentally, does the life of the university community help open all its members to a view of reality in which, as Garcia has elsewhere suggested, "every living being is a theophany, ...