[EVA] a maybe silly thoughts
DAVIDW at thisco.com
Tue Sep 8 13:44:01 EDT 1998
On Sunday, September 06, 1998 11:58, Fuuma Monou
[SMTP:fuuma at skyinet.net] wrote:
> At 07:36 PM 9/6/98 +0800, Richie Ramos wrote:
> >>But there ARE different versions of the Bible, depending on whether
> >>books are considered apocryphal or deuterocanonical by a particular
> >copy I could buy at a reasonable price is still an ongoing quest. Of
> >course, the Kabalah is a given, but it also wouldn't hurt to go back
> >Syrian/Persian stuff and the writings before that. The angels, for
> >example, have been around in name and with different
> >functions/interpretation even before the Judeo-Christian-Islam
> >base was formed.
> Comparative theology (or the equivalent) would be an interesting
> take (as long as I'm not in _too_ deep, I hate sifting through minutae
> how many angels can dance on the head of a pin ^^).
"The History of the Devil" (G.Messadie ?) is an interesting read
(comparative theology-wise) ... it assumes a non-supernatural attitude
towards the subject (bordering on an anthropological study rather than
religious), and examines (chapter by chapter) "primitive" and "great"
religions, and their concepts of the embodiment of absolute Evil (with a
>>>>## Should the Holy Spirit be independent from the Father or Son, or
>>>>## an integral part of both Father and the Son? Is it possible that
This opinion varies from sect to sect---some believe in a Triune God,
others do not. ... others seem to worship Jesus, not God. (their speach
betrays as much)
Carl Jung presented the concept of a "Quaternity": Father, Son, Holy
Spirit, Earthly Spirit. All other things aside, it tried to integrate
"evil" (with a little 'e'), or darkness, into the divine. (I won't
defend it, or explain further, BUT ...)
In EVA you might consider how the actions of the "bad guys" (SEELE, the
Angels, Gendou, the white EVA units, etc.) all play a part in the HCP.
> > BTW, some more radical
> >writers have asserted that the Holy Spirit also qualifies as a
> >mode for the One, since it does act in a way that is more subtle than
I don't believe that's "radical". The church is oft referred to as
"she", and (if I understood correctly) the Holy Spirit was associated
with hte church.
Of course, I feel the trinity (et al.) are man's attempt at
understanding the divine in (inadequate) human terms.
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