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  • Title: CaMF: Chapter 2: Mysteries and Mystery Wisdom
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    • now, whereas earlier we took delight in different things; that we love
    • The barbarian who loves hunting creates a heaven for himself in which
    • has found an enchanted tomb. The words, “God is Love,” are grasped by
    • the mystic in a higher sense. For God has carried this Love to its
    • uttermost. He has given Himself in infinite Love; He has diffused
  • Title: CaMF: Chapter 4: Plato as a Mystic
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    • fear, fierce loves and all the other human ills and, as the initiated
    • expressed in the words: “When the mind is mastered by the love of the
    • Plato's “dialogue on love,” the Symposium, also describes an
    • “initiation.” Here love appears as the herald of wisdom. If wisdom,
    • world, then love has a maternal relationship with this Logos. Before
    • in man is united with the idea of love. — In the Symposium men of
    • love; the man in the street, the politician, the scientist, the poet of comedy,
    • love according to how he experiences life. How they express themselves
    • Through love one being is drawn to another. The manifold variety of
    • things into which the divine unity is diffused strives through love
    • toward oneness and harmony. Love therefore has a divine quality. Hence
    • stages of maturity, have declared their views on love, Socrates takes
    • up the discussion. He considers love from the viewpoint of a thinker
    • capable of cognition. For him love is not a god. But it is something
    • leading man to God. Eros, love, is no god for him. God is perfect, and
    • he speaks about love. He says he is only recounting a revelation about
    • it, which a woman gave him. He has conceived an idea of love's nature
  • Title: CaMF: Chapter 5: Mystery Wisdom and Myth
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    • within the world of existence: love and strife. Empedocles says of the
    • At one time all are brought together into one order by Love;
    • love and hate. Empedocles says this distinctly:
    • Are brought together by Love in blooming life's high season;
    • love and hate. But if man is to find the divine he himself must become
    • (Typhon) and Love (Isis). Empedocles expresses his basic conviction in
    • Greek form with ideas reminiscent of the myths. Aphrodite is Love;
    • teacher of love, was for Socrates
  • Title: CaMF: Chapter 6: Egyptian Mystery Wisdom
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    • has killed the higher nature in him. Love in his soul (Isis) must
    • who “attunes all people to love and friendship and unites them in an
  • Title: CaMF: Chapter 8: The Miracle of the Raising of Lazarus
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    • wished to see once more the man he had loved, and when the stone had
    • Jesus loved Lazarus (John 11:36). This indicates no ordinary
    • Gospel, in which Jesus is the “Word.” Jesus loved Lazarus because he
  • Title: CaMF: Chapter 9: The Apocalypse of John
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    • it. But I demand from you that you should attain to your highest love.
    • required of him that he should not bar his own way to the highest love
    • self. He has left the “first love.” The knowledge arising out of
    • the very highest love is not needed to attain this goal. For this a
    • love is necessary which far surpasses all love for other things. Only
    • this is the “highest love.” The path to the divine is an infinite one,
  • Title: CaMF: Chapter 13: Augustine and the Church
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    • "We are and we perceive our existence and we love our own existence

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