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29267Re: New Book on RS & History of Christology

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  • Mike helsher
    Oct 1, 2006
      --- In anthroposophy_tomorrow@yahoogroups.com, Tarjei Straume
      <straume@...> wrote:
      >
      > From the index page:
      >
      > "SPIRITUAL REALISTS DO NOT BELIEVE THAT ANY GOD/ESS WITH A NAME IS
      > THE ULTIMATE SACRED REALITY."
      >
      > "Overcoming The Energy Of Old Evil And Old Gods We Will Arrive For
      > The First Time Upon The Sacred Enigmatic Earth As The Single Home
      Of
      > All Humanity And All That Lives."
      >
      > This is what "Spiritual Realists" believe, dogmatically. They know
      > the truth, others don't. If anyone should assert anything else to
      be
      > the truth, he or she is a liar and a deceiver, pure and simple.
      > "Spiritual Realists", therefore, have a lcommon denominator with
      the
      > Jehovah's Witnesses. And with the Taliban.
      >
      > >Pages 8 through 11 of this 11 page excerpt go into detail about RS
      and HPB.
      >
      > Quote:
      >
      > "Steiner tries to say that the cosmic being, the Logos, incarnated
      on
      > our planet on a certain date in a way he never did at any other
      time.
      > The most obvious objection to this is that there is no physical
      > evidence for the life of Jesus."
      >
      > Here, a materialistic argument against the Mystery of Golgotha is
      > used to bloster "Spiritual Realism", some planet without good or
      > evil. So the objection is against Christianity in general,
      including
      > anthroposophy, because of good and evil. "Spiritual Realism" seems,
      > therefore, to be an anti-spiritual, anti-theistic ideology
      > paradoxically disguised as something spiritual.
      >
      > Tarjei

      My gut feeling/thoughts exactly, though I didn't have the gumption to
      write about it.

      Thanks


      Mike
      >
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