Among the items exhibited in 15 separate rooms are architectural models, films, artworks, as well as rare maps -- some of which were freely invented by Middle Age cartographers trying to lead themselves to the worldly and heavenly Jerusalem
After reviewing the state of research, they offer such perspectives as liturgical music and liturgical experience in early modern Italy, musical dispatches from the heavenly Jerusalem
, catechismum modulans docebat: teaching the doctrine through singing in early modern Catholicism, music for the soul: death and piety in 16th-century Barcelona, and confraternity multipart singing: contemporary practice and hypothetical scenarios for the early modern era.
6) Additionally, references in Revelations 16:12-16 suggest that the "regibus ab ortu solis" ["kings from the east" or "kings from the land of the rising sun"] are arrayed against the forces of the Devil prior to the appearance of Christ and the revelation of the heavenly Jerusalem
, as indicated by figure 1.
This is part of the seer's vision of the new and heavenly Jerusalem
, where there would be no more death or mourning, crying out or pain (Revelation 21:4), and where the One who sat on the throne and the Lamb ruled in peace and glory over God's servants and gave to everyone recompense according to their deeds.
So, by veiling our eyes with an Oculus Rift headset, we can see that which is otherwise unseen, as we journey through a virtual heavenly Jerusalem
, encountering shifting perspectives and divergent attenuations.
5) And this city would be the site at which, in the end days, the Earthly Jerusalem would find itself replaced by the Heavenly Jerusalem
in an act of eschatological deliverance for Christians.
The references to "King David" and to "Zion" clearly put this hymnal in the context of Inspirationist / Pietist theology as it relates back in time to the royal prophet, and forward to the heavenly Jerusalem
If Christians are identified with a heavenly Jerusalem
, then Jews are identified with an earthly Jerusalem.
This volume makes it possible for the reader to follow these wayfarers down their path to the heavenly Jerusalem
Central to the development of this exegesis is his recurring focus on the ascent with Christ in both knowledge and virtue, the journey to and from the heavenly Jerusalem
, and the Temple as a richly layered image of Christ's body.
The small river Ethiopians named Jordan separates the two main groups of churches, those on one bank representing earthly Jerusalem, those on the other side symbolising heavenly Jerusalem
, a city of jewels alluded to in the Bible.
Among the wonderful diversity of saints who flourished in your land, look for examples and intercessors who will inspire your response to the Lord's call to walk towards the heavenly Jerusalem
, where God will wipe away every drop of our tears.