The Living Cross…….Many faces of the cross #2

“AT THE CROSS, AT THE CROSS…I FIRST SAW THE LIGHT…”

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In the first part of this series, we saw that the cross has been known to mankind from pristine times! The explanation was stretched further:
“Also, history is replete with cultures, peoples and religions that were already familiar with the cross (or, versions of it) before the era of Christ! Cultures and religions that could not have been influenced by the crucifixion or, the Roman/Jewish traditions! This only buttresses the point that the Christian Cross is not the cross revealed to mankind from time immemorial through pure channels!”
Today, we are exploring this ‘revealed Cross’ and what it stands for! In doing so, it is necessary to remind ourselves of some basic realities and thus prepare the grounds for the profound knowledge about this icon!
First, in broad outline, the Realms of existence comprise the Divine as the highest, loftiest and most sublime, followed by the Spiritual, the Animistic and…

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About Jonathan Caswell

Mr. Caswell has been composing poetry at least since High School. He has been on WORD PRESS for ten years and contributes to two other blogs beside this one. This blog has a Christian emphasis but all bloggers are welcome. Mr. Caswell chooses to---with permission--re[post material of interest

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