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Thrice-Greatest Hermes (Paperback): G. R. S Mead
Thrice-Greatest Hermes (Paperback): G. R. S Mead

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G. R. S Mead

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1906 edition. Excerpt: ...of the Logos: " But what it is in truth, as conceived of in itself, and as spoken of to thee,6--it is the marking-off or delimitation of all things, the firm necessity of those 1 Be Monarch., ii. 5; M. ii. 225, P. 823 (Ri. iv. 302). 2 Gen. i. 26. 3 Leg. Alleg., iii. 31; M. i. 106, 107, P. 79 (Ri. i. 152, 153). 4 Sc. the essence. 6 Sc. elements. Quis Rer. Biv. Her., 27; M. i. 492, P. 500 (Ri. iii. 32). 6 John, to whom the Master is speaking. things that are fixed and were unsettled, the Harmony of Wisdom." i But to return to the concept of the Logos as symbolised by the idea of a City; speaking of the six " cities of refuge," Philo allegorises them as follows: " Is not, then, the most ancient and most secure and best Mother-city, and not merely City, the Divine Season Logos), to which it is of the greatest service to flee first? " The other five, as though they were colonies from it, are the Powers of the Speaker of this Word Logos), of which the chief is the Creative Potency, according to which He who creates by Eeason or Word, fashioned the cosmos. The second is the Sovereign Potency, according to which He who created, ruleth that which is brought into existence. The third is the Merciful Potency, by means of which the Artist hath compassion and hath mercy on His own work. The fourth is the Legislative Providence, by means of which He doth forbid the things that may not be...." 2 Philo then regards these " cities " as symbolising the refuges to which the various kinds of erring souls should flee to find comfort. If the Divine Pteason, and the Creative and Sovereign (Kingly) Powers are too far off for the comprehension of the sinner's ignorance, then he should flee to other goals at a shorter distance, the "cities" of the...


Imprint: Rarebooksclub.com
Country of origin: United States
Release date: July 2012
First published: July 2012
Authors: G. R. S Mead
Dimensions: 246 x 189 x 7mm (L x W x T)
Format: Paperback - Trade
Pages: 136
ISBN-13: 978-1-154-34916-0
Barcode: 9781154349160
Categories: Books
LSN: 1-154-34916-0

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