Jesus Christ, Sun of God: Ancient Cosmology and Early Christian Symbolism

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Title

Jesus Christ, Sun of God: Ancient Cosmology and Early Christian Symbolism

Subject

Jesus Christ -- History of doctrines -- Early church, ca. 30-600
Gematria
Logos (Christian theology) -- History of doctrines -- Early church, ca. 30-600
Christianity and other religions
Gnosticism -- Relations -- Christianity
Paganism -- Relations -- Christianity
Cosmology, Ancient

Creator

David Fideler

Publisher

Wheaton, Ill. : Quest Books

Table Of Contents

Cosmology and the search for unity -- In the beginning : philosophy and initiation in the ancient world -- Gematria : the secret language of the Christian mysteries -- Solar logos : the "word of the sun" in hellenisitc mysticism and cosmology -- Harmony of Appollo : the origins of Gematria in ancient Greece -- Miraculous feeding of the five thousand and other mysteries of the New Testament -- Gospel of John and the Gnostic tradition -- New light on the Mithraic mysteries -- Birth of the aeon : Christianity and the renewal of time -- Orphic Christ and the "new song" of Christianity.

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David Fideler , “Jesus Christ, Sun of God: Ancient Cosmology and Early Christian Symbolism,” Humanities Hub, accessed May 18, 2024, https://humanitieshub.sdsu.edu/omeka/items/show/1073.