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Leland Ryken, Jim Wilhoit, Tremper Longman III - 1998 - 1058 pages
|When the psalmist imagines the rich person's going "to the generation of his |
fathers," it calls to mind the picture that he "will never more see the light" (Ps 49:
19 RSV). Light as Symbol of Truth. A further cluster of images links light with truth
|Related to eye symbolism is light symbolism. The eye, entrance to the soul, |
receives and may also give forth light. Through all of Godoy, light assumes
connotations of goodness, truth, cleanliness, and innocence. The association of
light and ...
|Written between the years 1923 and 1938, this collection of 168 essays addresses all the spheres of life, from science and nature to the arts, society and economics, sex and sexuality, the family, women's issues, religion, race, and God.|
|The rhetorical "excess" is not so much a characteristic of individual symbols: light |
as a symbol of truth, for instance, is a recurring element in both Christian and
secular Western culture from the New Testament through the Enlightenment to ...
1827 - 279 pages
|Great is truth, and it shall prevail ... that is, the good god his world with all good |
men with him, and the evil god his world with all evil men with him ; that darkness
is the truest symbol of the evil god, and light the truest symbol of the good god.
|It is naturally a terrible symbol for mankind that at that time the Son of God was |
nailed by them just to the earthly representation of the form of Truth, and tortured
to death, thus going to His earthly destruction on the symbol of the Truth which
|Soon it would be at the near edge of the orchard, and then it was time to go in |
and light the lamps. Come in, children, don't stay out in the night air" (83-84).
Throughout the rest of the story, light, as symbol of truth or of understanding,
Leadership Ministries Worldwide - 2003 - 374 pages
|The warning: All things will be revealed; nothing is hidden—except temporarily B. |
The Parables Dealing with Truth: Truth & Man's Duty, 4:21-25 (Mt. 5:15-16; ...
Light and truth are to be the character, the very nature and behavior of the
|The religious symbols permeating public life, perhaps not so thoroughly in |
modern societies as in traditional ones, have practical ... Furthermore, in light of
religious pluralism in secular societies, the representational interpretants are
likely to ...
Peter Kreeft - 2001 - 426 pages
|The first step in barring the door to sin is refusing to listen to any false witness that |
contradicts God's revealed truth. Faith is this bar against sin. ... In all cultures, light
is the natural symbol and expression of truth. No good work can be done ...