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|NEW JERUSALEM Is DIVINE CIVILIZATION Furthermore, the Jewish Seventh |
Sabbatical Millennium is to bring the divine civilization portrayed by the
Shechinah Bride as the Holy City, the ... Material civilization is like a globe of
glass. Divine civilization is the light itself [my emphasis] and the glass without the
light is dark.
|Material civilization is like a globe of glass. Divine civilization is the light itself, |
and the glass without the light is dark. Material civilization is like the body. No
matter how infinitely graceful, elegant and beautiful it may be, it is dead. Divine ...
|"No one save a severed soul or a sincere heart finds response from God," said '|
Abdu'l-Baha.1 After humanity has passed through ... statement of Abdu'l-Baha
makes clear the relation of the two civilizations: "Material civilization is like a
globe of glass. Divine civilization is the light itself, and the glass without the light
|To make this glass perfectly opaque, in imitation, of faience or porcelain, for no |
other purpose than to afford a denser ... art of glass, but when it comes to lamps
and light, and globes and shades, translucence, being a step backward into the
dark, ... the same materials, has been called " the sublimest representation of
divine things in human form ever conceived by the ... the classical ages
constantly attracted to itself the admiring gaze of travelers from every quarter of
the civilized world.
|It acts and seems a. little ground satellite of the sun ; to live by its light, and move |
by its motion. ... There is no reason to doubt that all the pagan temples of Persian,
Grecian, and Roman civilization found the best ideals and models of harmony ...
|Even Nicholas, absolute as he is, must make a distinction between the |
inhabitants of a country, to which he has no right, and ... pretension to govern by
divine right, under which so large a portion of the civilized globe is at this moment
suffering. ... a few alto composed entirely of this latter material; these last I
coloured with light sprigs of flowers in different colours. ... Al we reconnoitred with
our glasses Make and Materials of ffalfdrets. of ball-dress are all of a very rid -The
materials Four ...
|“Our guide lights a little tallow taper, and we follow him into the black hole. ... At |
just such a place as this, even if this is not the identical tomb, occurred the
greatest confirmation of our Lord's divinity, save, indeed, his own resurrection. ....
“At Shiraz they made the best glass of all the East, and they knew how to unite
broken bits like porcelain. ... It appears, however, that there is at least one spot on
the globe, or rather, in the globe, where a civilized community of human beings
not only ...
|There is a Divine providence in which men are working, and in which. in a larger |
sense than these specialities which I have ... Civilization is not a pretense, it is not
without 'forms of law, it does not disown lower forces; but unquestionably it is a ....
men who broke the glass up into little sections; there were the men who arranged
these little sections, putting the black in .... who, in the midst of suffering and cold
and hard work, need something that shall throw a light and a cheer upon them.
|The book reads like the work of a traveler of the sixteenth century. ... itself. The |
elaborate introduction of M. AmeMineau indicates the light which they shed on a
dark but important period, and paints in ... I took an ordinary glass pharmaceutical
perculator ( A ) and packed the outlet with absorbent cotton (B) so tightly that the
water could only flow in drops. .... be grovelling and earthly ; and one pauses to
say that not only is Christian marriage a factor in civilization, but it is civilization