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Shadow of the Third Century begins with the assertions that a true history of Christianity has never before been written and that the roots of the Christian religion lie in earlier religions and philosophies of the ancient world. has been added to your Cart.
Alvin Boyd Kuhn has written many more books about Christianity and the symbolism involved in this religion. on a religious platform entirely. Odd as it may seem, the book has not been motivated by any agreement with, allegiance to or support of the party hostile to religion. The position taken is in no sense opposed to religion per se; it only holds that religion divorced from philosophy is inadequate to man's highest needs and will prove a treacherous and eventually dangerous guide in life.
Home Browse Books Book details, Shadow of the Third Century, a Revaluation o. .Shadow of the Third Century, a Revaluation of Christianity. The reflections of the beholder of this eccentric monstrosity of religious pietism were centered upon the agency that could have brought to birth in normally sensible human beings such outlandish and insufferable perversions of religious motivation. Obviously it was a product of the Christian religion, for every motive and feature in it sprang from a Christian principle or practice. What should one think about a religion that could generate such appalling prodigies of fanaticism?
The author, Alvin Boyd Kuhn, asserts that Christianity as we know it took the form it did due to a degeneration of knowledge . With its many citations from earlier works, Shadow of the Third Century also serves as a bibliographic introduction to alternative histories of Christianity.
The author, Alvin Boyd Kuhn, asserts that Christianity as we know it took the form it did due to a degeneration of knowledge rather than to an energization produced by a new release of light and truth into the world. In the ancient world, knowledge was commonly passed down by esoteric traditions, its inner meaning known only to the initiated. The Gospels, according to Kuhn, should therefore be understood as symbolic narratives rather than as history.
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Shadow of the third century : a revaluation of Christianity. Elizabeth, . : Academy Press. Shadow of the third century : a revaluation of Christianity, by Alvin Boyd Kuhn Academy Press Elizabeth, . 1949. Australian/Harvard Citation. Please also be aware that you may see certain words or descriptions in this catalogue which reflect the author’s attitude or that of the period in which the item was created and may now be considered offensive.
Partial Contents: Primeval Christianity; The Shadow of the Sphinx; When . Kuhn, the American Theosophist,is not a credible writer; lot of facts rported, but you cannot trust his interpretaions.
Partial Contents: Primeval Christianity; The Shadow of the Sphinx; When Vision Failed; The Veiled Light; Wisdom in a Mystery; Milk for Babes; Hatred of Philosophy; From Religion to Philosophy; To Faith and Knowledge; The Great Ebb-Tide; Crumbs From the Table of the Gods; Wisdom is Mute; The Myth-Ghosts Walk Abroad; Paul Knows Not Jesus; Great Pan is Dead; The Real Ghost of History; Dementia in Excelsis; Prayer and Healing. This book has been written to tell the truth about a religion that has produced such obviously irrational behavior.
Kuhn demonstrates that Christianity is an allegorical mystery religion for the Hebrews that was taken over by a group who changed it into a literal religion that destroyed the real meaning of the Christ allegory. The most noteworthy aspect of his work is that he proves his thesis with the very documents upon which the literal church (Catholic and otherwise) is built.
A Revaluation of Christianity. Not a century since at least the tenth .
A Revaluation of Christianity the tyranny exercised over the human mind in the name of. religion. H. MILMAN, The History of Christianity (page 461). From the very beginning it was a tradition of faith. but has heard the lusty preachment of the repeated claims that events then transpiring were the literal fulfilment of Old Testament prophecy, to which the nineteenth and twentieth centuries have added the prophecies alleged to be indicated by measured dimensions in the halls, corridors, chambers, passages and stairways in the great pyramid of. Published March 1997 by Kessinger Publishing Voltaire once remarked that it might be a very fine thing if Europe some time decided to try Christianity. Published March 1997 by Kessinger Publishing. Primitive and early church, ca. 30-600. Voltaire once remarked that it might be a very fine thing if Europe some time decided to try Christianity.