The Light and the Dark: A Cultural History of Dualism Gnostic Dualism in Asia Minor During the First Centuries A.D. by Petrus Franciscus Maria Fontaine

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The contrast of white and black (light and darkness, day and night) has a long tradition of metaphorical usage, traceable to the Ancient Near East, and explicitly in the Pythagorean Table of Western culture as well as in Confucianism, the contrast symbolizes the moral dichotomy of good and evil.

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Until Ca. by Petrus Franciscus Maria Fontaine. Brill Academic Publishers. ISBN See Item Details Books From California. HIGH. Simi Valley, CA, USA $ $Price: $ Dualism, in religion, the doctrine that the world (or reality) consists of two basic, opposed, and irreducible principles that account for all that exists.

It has played an important role in the history of thought and of religion. Nature and significance. In religion, dualism means the belief in two supreme opposed powers or gods, or sets of divine or demonic beings, that caused the world to.

The short, and generalized, answer to your first question ("Is the 'light/dark' dichotomy particular of western culture") is No. Dualism in religious thought spans all religions. Dualism is not necessarily light=good/dark=bad.

There are always dualities in every mythical story-sharing. Dark is the period of day before dawn; light is the daytime. Hence, dark is the symbol of the old covenant, while light is symbol of the new.

John uses “dark” or “darkness” nine times in Author: Peter Leithart. Light Against Darkness is comprised of articles that put on display the power and pervasiveness of dualistic thought.

Dualism has proved a potent cultural tool for clarifying and ordering reality. The Light and the Dark: A Cultural History of Dualism [The Light and the Dark] Petrus Franciscus Maria Fontaine [paperback] [English] ) The Light and the Dark: A Cultural History of Dualism Petrus Franciscus Maria Fontaine [paperback] [English].

The British spread modern sport to its "dark" empire for all of the following reasons except to civilize the unruly natives by teaching them middle-class values to break down class and racial divisions through friendly sporting competition to convert the dark-skinned pagans to Christianity.

This is characteristic of the Dead Sea Scrolls and the Gnostic false teachers. 1 John's structured literary dualism is both verbal (light versus dark) and stylistic (a negative statement followed by a positive one). This is different from the Gospel of John, which employs a vertical dualism (Jesus from above versus all humans from below).

This entry concerns dualism in the philosophy of mind. The term ‘dualism’ has a variety of uses in the history of thought. In general, the idea is that, for some particular domain, there are two fundamental kinds or categories of things or principles. In theology, for example a ‘dualist’ is someone who believes that Good and Evil—or.

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The Genesis creation narrative has God "separate light. Imperialistic dualism. Dualism in Roman history II. Dualism in interior politics and social life; v. The light and the dark; v. Dualism in Roman History IV; v. Dualism in Roman history: 5. Enemies of the Roman Order; v.

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– Dr. Joseph P. Farrell, God, History, & Dialectic: The Theological Foundations of the Two Europes and Their Cultural Consequences (pp) So there must be a kind of apokatastasis in an orthodox, Maximian sense in order for evil to not have a real existence, and so it has, as St.

Gregory of Nyssa said, a “relative existence.”. The accelerating interpenetration of nature and culture is the hallmark of the new "light-green" social order that has emerged in postwar France, argues Michael Bess in this penetrating new history.

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Now, in history that daily rhythm between light and darkness remains. Robert Louis Stevenson’s novel, Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde, explores the duality of human nature.

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Michael Sharpe, Jane Walker, in Companion to Psychiatric Studies (Eighth Edition), Implications of mind–body dualism. This so-called mind–body dualism has led to the idea that mental symptoms indicate psychopathology, which is the province of psychiatry, and physical symptoms indicate bodily pathology that is the province of other medical specialties.

The book traces the evolution of Dualism from late Egyptian religion and the revelations of Zoroaster and the Orphics in antiquity through the Dead Sea Scrolls, the Mithraic Mysteries, and the great Gnostic teachers to its revival in medieval Europe with the suppression of the Bogomils and the Cathars.

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[6] The first explicit conception of dualism came from the Ancient Persian religion of. The conflict between light and darkness, life and death, good and evil leads to the creation of the world (tibil) by the demiurge Ptahil with the help of the dark or gloomy powers, mainly Ruha and the “Seven” and “Twelve.” In this process, the body of first man, Adam, is created by the same bad beings, but his “animating essence” is.

The Athenian philosopher Plato (c B.C.) is one of the most important figures of the Ancient Greek world and the entire history of Western thought. In. Light Against Darkness: Dualism In Ancient Mediterranean Religion And The Contemporary World Armin Lange. Hardcover – 17 Nov history religion jewish greek soul heaven ancient texts trans earth You can write a book review and share your experiences.

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