Wednesday, December 21, 2016

Andrew Solomon's writings Far and Away Reporting from the Brink of Change by Andrew Solomon


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New York Times Notable Book

From the winner of the National Book Award and the National Books Critics' Circle Award—and one of the most original thinkers of our time—a riveting collection of essays about places in dramatic transition.
Far and Away collects Andrew Solomon's writings about places undergoing seismic shifts—political, cultural, and spiritual. Chronicling his stint on the barricades in Moscow in 1991, when he joined artists in resisting the coup whose failure ended the Soviet Union, his 2002 account of the rebirth of culture in Afghanistan following the fall of the Talibanseeped in contradictions as it slowly, fitfully pushes toward freedom, and many other stories of profound upheaval, this book provides a unique window onto the very idea of social change. With his signature brilliance and compassion, Solomon demonstrates both how history is altered by individuals, and how personal identities are altered when governments alter.

Keys To The Code Unlocking The Secrets In Symbols

        • In this second installment of this exclusive series we learn the sacred truths of ancient and medieval symbolism employed by secret societies such as the Freemasons. We listen to the teachings from across the ages, drawn together from a lifetime of learning. Tim Wallace-Murphy regularly travels the globe teaching at Masonic Lodges, Spiritual Retreats and major conferences. Here for the first time we can listen to the wisdom of our ancestors in the comfort of our own home and delve into the mind of one who truly understands the sacred nature of God on earth as seen by ancient Gnostics and understand the psychological and spiritual power of symbols. From cave paintings to Egypt and from pagan sculptures to Christian churches we are led on a journey of profound depth. It's time to listen to the voice of wisdom... Tim Wallace-Murphy is an international best-selling author known throughout the world for his deep knowledge of Rosslyn, the Knights Templar, Sacred Geometry and Rex Deus...magical import of symbols  particularly   medieval    period  
        1. rituals  fixed points in sea of change and impermanence
        2. magical trans formative power
        3. shamanism grt religions  indigenous peoples
        4. study of great constellations
        5. inward journeys
        6. archetypes/myths Gurdjieff
        7. sound/light  earth energy_Egyptian temples
        8. initiations_mysteries secrecy,beyond words _importance of experience
        9. Morton Smith  lost gosp Mark exper_sound and light in sacred spaces_sacred geometry  ex=Chartres shift in consciousness_number measure and weight    healing of soul
        10. spirituality and sci common roots
        11. symbolism radiates own energy beyond pictorial
        12. hugh schonfeld
        13. cross predates Christianity
        • used by heretics  and early christians
        • templars
        • cross of gnosis
        • maltese cross
        • 14  used by orthodox and heretics
        • 15 tammuz &ishtar "son of the widow
        • 16 sacred archjtecture
        • 17pythagoras &gnostic cross
        • 18no crucifixion scene chartres    friggers

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