Desire To Think
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Desire To Think

On the vision of God

Himalayas — Photo by Martin Jernberg on Unsplash

A pivotal point in many sacred narratives is the encounter between the human and the divine, often in terms of a theophany, that is, a visible manifestation of a deity. Early in the Book of Exodus, we read about Moses’ first encounter with God in the burning bush. When Moses realises that the bush is burning yet is not consumed by the flames, he stops to examine it, and that is when God speaks to him -

“And when the Lord saw…

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Peter Sahota

Peter Sahota

Writing on ancient literatures and world mythology. Future articles will be on Rig Veda, Sanskrit, Old English, Indo-European literature, Egypt, China etc.