Christian Symbols, Ancient Roots. / Edition 1

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781853021794
  • Publisher: Kingsley, Jessica Publishers
  • Publication date: 1/1/1997
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 180
  • Product dimensions: 6.14 (w) x 9.21 (h) x 0.38 (d)

Table of Contents

Foreword 9
1 Introduction. The Ancient Roots of Christian Symbols 11
2 Corn, The Bread of Life 22
3 Water and Blood; The Ark of Safety 38
4 The Snake in Paradise Lost and Regained 52
5 The Tree of Life and the Tree of the Cross 65
6 Sun and Moon; Fire and Light 78
7 Symbols of Jesus and Mary in Art 89
8 Priest and Shaman: Holy Leaders 101
9 Chant and Incantation: Sacred Song 115
10 The Dance of Heaven and Earth 130
Appendix 152
Bibliography 154
Index 158
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