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According to Jewish esoteric teachings, the Hebrew letters are the lifeforce of all things created, determining their essence.
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According to Romans 9 – 11, supporters claim, Jewish election as the chosen people ceased with their national rejection of Jesus as Messiah.
According to Eusebius, the Jerusalem church was scattered twice, in AD70 and AD135, with the difference that from 70-130 the bishops of Jerusalem have evidently Jewish names, whereas after 135 the bishops of Aelia Capitolina appear to be Greeks.
According to the Jewish Encyclopedia on David descendant Jehoash of Judah: In Rabbinical Literature: As the extermination of the male descendants of David was a divine retribution for the extermination of the priests because of David ( comp.
According to the Jewish Encyclopedia Abiathar was deposed from office when he was deserted by the Holy Spirit without which the Urim and Thummin could not be consulted.
According to the Jewish Encyclopedia, " a comparison of the Masoretic text with the Septuagint throws some light on the last phase in the history of the origin of the Book of Jeremiah, inasmuch as the translation into Greek was already under way before the work on the Hebrew book had come to an end ...
According to Jewish tradition the author was Samuel himself, but this idea is no longer regarded as tenable.
According to Jewish tradition the author of Kings was Jeremiah, whose life overlapped the fall of Jerusalem in 586 BCE.
According to Jewish and Christian traditions, authorship is assigned to the Prophet Jeremiah, who was ministering the Word of God during the conquest of Jerusalem by Nebuchadnezzar, during which the First Temple was destroyed and King Zedekiah was taken prisoner ( cf.
) According to the professional Jewish scribes, the Sopherim, the text of 1: 12 was changed from " You do not die " to " We shall not die.
According to the traditional Jewish interpretation of the Bible, Israel's character as the chosen people is unconditional, as it says in,
According to Howard Schwartz, " the myth of the fall of Lucifer " existed in fragmentary form in Isaiah 14: 12 and other ancient Jewish literature ; Schwartz claims that the myth originated from " the ancient Canaanite myth of Athtar, who attempted to rule the throne of Ba ' al, but was forced to descend and rule the underworld instead ".
According to Christian theologian Alister McGrath, the Jewish Christians affirmed every aspect of then contemporary Second Temple Judaism with the addition of the belief that Jesus was the messiah, with Isaiah 49: 6, " an explicit parallel to 42: 6 " quoted by Paul in Acts 13: 47 and reinterpreted by Justin the Martyr.
According to non-Orthodox Jews and critical historians, Jewish law too has been affected by surrounding cultures ( for example, some scholars argue that the establishment of absolute monotheism in Judaism was a reaction against the dualism of Zoroastrianism that Jews encountered when living under Persian rule ; Jews rejected polygamy during the Middle Ages, influenced by their Christian neighbors ).
According to Orthodox Jews too there are variations in Jewish custom from one part of the world to another.
According to the Jewish Encyclopedia, the large number of people claimed to have been killed by the Jews is an improbability ; " Perhaps the most striking point against the historical value of the Book of Esther is the remarkable decree permitting the Jews to massacre their enemies and fellow subjects during a period of two days.
The following arguments have been based on the content: ( 1 ) It is perceived to be theologically incompatible with Paul's other epistles: elsewhere Paul attributed Jesus's death to the " rulers of this age " ( 1 Cor 2: 8 ) rather than to the Jews, and elsewhere Paul writes that the Jews have not been abandoned by God for " all Israel will be saved " ( Rom 11: 26 ); According to 1 Thes 1: 10, the wrath of God is still to come, it is not something that has already shown itself ( 2 ) There were no extensive historical persecutions of Christians by Jews in Palestine prior to the first Jewish war ( 3 ) The use of the concept of imitation in 1 Thes.
According to a Jewish legend, one of the Essenes, named Menachem, had passed at least some of his mystical knowledge to the Talmudic mystic Nehunya ben HaKanah, to whom the Kabbalistic tradition attributes Sefer HaBahir and, by some opinions, Sefer HaKanah, Sefer HaPeliah and Sefer HaTemunah.
According to Capra biographer Joseph McBride, Capra " obviously felt a strong identification with the story of a Jewish immigrant who grows up in the ghetto of New York ... and feels he has to deny his ethnic origins to rise to success in America.
Since about the 3rd century CE, the Jewish calendar has used the Anno Mundi epoch ( Latin for “ in the year of the world ,” abbreviated AM or A. M .; Hebrew ), sometimes referred to as the “ Hebrew era .” According to Rabbinic reckoning, the beginning of " year 1 " is not Creation, but about one year before Creation, with the new moon of its first month ( Tishrei ) to be called molad tohu ( the mean new moon of chaos or nothing ).
According to Finkelstein, this " Holocaust industry " has corrupted Jewish culture and the authentic memory of the Holocaust.
According to the biblical history, one of the first acts of Cyrus, the Persian conqueror of Babylon, was to commission the Jewish exiles to return to Jerusalem and rebuild the Temple, a task which they are said to have completed c. 515.
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According to Master Hsuan Hua, the most popular example of esoteric teachings still practiced in many Zen monasteries of East Asia, is the and its dhāraṇī (), along with the Great Compassion Dharani (), with its 42 Hands and Eyes Mantras.
According to Frederic Lamond, Bracelin's name was used because Shah " did not want to confuse his Sufi students by being seen to take an interest in another esoteric tradition.
According to a former student, Stephen Butterfield, " Trungpa told us that if we ever tried to leave the Vajrayana, we would suffer unbearable, subtle, continuous anguish, and disasters would pursue us like furies " Other Vajrayana teachers, as well, also warn their students about the dangers of the esoteric path.
He wrote a number of books and articles on sexual magic and various other esoteric studies, including The Yoga of Power: Tantra, Shakti, and the Secret Way ( 1949 ), Eros and the Mysteries of Love: The Metaphysics of Sex ( 1958 ), Meditations on the Peaks: Mountain Climbing as Metaphor for the Spiritual Quest ( 1974 ), The Path of Enlightenment According to the Mithraic Mysteries ( 1977 ).
According to this view, Ali as the successor of Muhammad not only ruled over the community in justice, but also interpreted the Sharia Law and its esoteric meaning.
According to the Lucis Trust website, the Baileys founded a quarterly magazine of esoteric philosophy entitled The Beacon in 1922.
According to Tim Palmer, Kurosawa's films occupy a peculiar position between the materials of mass genre, on the one hand, and esoteric or intellectual abstraction, on the other.
According to legend, Christian Rosenkreuz was a doctor who discovered and learned esoteric wisdom on a pilgrimage to the Middle East among Turkish, Arab, and Persian sages, possibly Sufi or Zoroastrian masters, supposedly in the early 15th century ( see section below on Symbolism ); returned and founded the " Fraternity of the Rose Cross " with himself ( Frater C. R. C.
According to Van Oortmerssen, FALSE provided the inspiration for various well-known esoteric languages, including brainfuck and Befunge.
According to the esoteric doctrine of the Three Wheels, whereas Buddhas represent pure concepts and bodhisattvas teach through compassion, Wisdom Kings are the embodiment of the wheel of injunction and teach through fear, shocking nonbelievers into faith.
According to the late Robert Amadou ( 1924 – 2006 ), Pierre Plantard in 1953 was accused of selling degrees of esoteric orders for exorbitant sums.
According to " The Impossible Dream: The Story of Scott Walker and The Walker Brothers ", " album, recorded on December 13 and released in the following year, had little in common with the more esoteric progressive jazz that Scott was digging at the time, and the result veered more toward pleasantly middle-of-the-road muzak than the jazz fusion just around the corner.
According to Alice Bailey and Benjamin Creme there are sixty Masters of the Ancient Wisdom, defined as beings who have reached the Fifth Level of Initiation or above, with Djwhal Khul in a pivotal role as the master who telepathically dictated the many esoteric teachings in Baileys ' books.
According to the esoteric tradition, the " Christ Event "-and, more specifically, the " salvation " of mankind by Jesus Christ-was / is a set of spiritual events which, mysteriously, are occurring " simultaneously with " and / or " parallel to " the process of spiritual initiation in general.
According to the esoteric tradition, mankind as a whole was " saved " by this very mysterious spiritual process entailing the " incarnation ," " crucifixion ," " resurrection ," and " ascension " of the Cosmic Christ Spirit on Earth.
According to Diamond, " Reconstructionism is the most intellectually grounded, though esoteric, brand of dominion theology.
According to Borup the emphasis on ' mind to mind transmission ' is a form of esoteric transmission, in which " the tradition and the enlightened mind is transmitted face to face ".
According to the writings of Applewhite, " he said, he was visiting a hospitalized friend when Mrs. Nettles entered the room and their eyes locked in a shared recognition of esoteric secrets.
According to the Confessio a fundamental requisite to achieve this knowledge is " that we be earnest to attain to the understanding and knowledge of philosophy " and the Rosicrucian Brothers describe themselves as Christian (" What think you, loving people, and how seem you affected, seeing that you now understand and know, that we acknowledge ourselves truly and sincerely to profess Christ ") but not in the exoteric, popular Christianity sense (" condemn the Pope ,") but as an esoteric Christianity: " addict ourselves to the true Philosophy, lead a Christian life ".
According to the tradition of Shmitot, Genesis talks openly only about the current epoch, while the information about the previous cosmic cycles is hidden in the esoteric reading of the text.
According to both Schuré and Blavatsky, Plato had been initiated, but instead of speaking openly, he disguised the esoteric truths and put them into a rational, intellectual form which could be taught publicly.
According to Plato, and later esoteric systems such as Theosophy, primordial humans had once been hermaphrodites.
According to her later biographer, Nevill Drury, " Norton's esoteric beliefs, cosmology and visionary art are all closely intertwined-and reflect her unique approach to the magical universe.
According to the The Holy Blood and the Holy Grail, 15th-century French king René of Anjou, who contributed to the formation of the Western esoteric tradition, used the theme of an " underground river " that was equated with the Alfeios River to represent a subculture of Arcadian esotericism, which was seen as an alternative to the mainstream spiritual and religious traditions of Christendom.