The Threshold Covenant: Or the Beginning of Religious Rites

The Threshold Covenant: Or the Beginning of Religious Rites


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ISBN-13: 9780892280759
Publisher: Impact Christian Books
Publication date: 03/28/2000
Pages: 257
Product dimensions: 5.20(w) x 8.20(h) x 0.60(d)

Table of Contents

I.Primitive Family Altar
(1.)A Blood Welcome at the Door3
(2.)Reverence for the Threshold Altar9
(3.)Threshold Covenanting in the Marriage Ceremony23
(4.)Stepping, or Being Lifted Across, the Threshold32
(5.)Laying Foundations in Blood41
(6.)Appeals at the Altar51
(7.)Covenant Tokens on the Doorway59
(8.)Symbol of the Red Hand77
(9.)Deities of the Doorway84
II.Earliest Temple Altar
(1.)From House to Temple89
(2.)Sacredness of the Door92
(3.)Temple Thresholds in Asia98
(4.)Temple Thresholds in Africa115
(5.)Temple Thresholds in Europe120
(6.)Temple Thresholds in America131
(7.)Temple Thresholds in Islands of the Sea135
(8.)Only One Foundation139
III.Sacred Boundary Line
(1.)From Temple to Domain151
(2.)Local Landmarks152
(3.)National Borders161
(4.)Border Sacrifices167
IV.Origin of the Rite
(1.)Anatural Question175
(2.)An Answer By Induction176
(3.)No Covenant Without Blood177
(4.)Confirmation of this View178
V.Hebrew Pass-Over, or Cross-Over, Sacrifice
(1.)New Meaning in an Old Rite185
(2.)A Welcome With Blood186
(3.)Bason, or Threshold188
(4.)Pass-Over or Pass-By190
(5.)Marriage of Jehovah With Israel194
VI.Christian Passover
(1.)Old Covenant and New197
(2.)Proffered Welcome By the Father198
(3.)Bridegroom and Bride200
(4.)Survivals of the Rite203
VII.Outgrowths and Perversions of this Rite
(1.)Elemental Beginnings205
(2.)Main Outgrowths206
(3.)Chief Perversions209
Bible Testimony221
Woman as a Door222
Symbolism of the Two Sexes228
Symbolism of Tree and Serpent229
Covenant of Threshold-Crossing231
Doorkeeper, and Carrier235
Passing Over Into a Covenant238
England's Coronation Stone241
Supplement: Comments of Specialists
From the Rev. Dr. Marcus Jastrow245
From Professor Dr. Herman V. Hilprecht246
From Professor Dr. Fritz Hommel249
From Professor Dr. A. H. Sayce250
From Professor Dr. W. Max Muller251
Scriptural Index255

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