The deusrevelatus is a particular focus of attention in the "Heidelberg Theses." Rom 1:19-25, 1 Cor 1:17-31, and the theophany
recorded in Exod 33:18-23 clearly inform Luther's striking assertions.
fails to distinguish between the physical repercussions of a theophany
and the theophany
* At Horeb/Sinai each stands in the presence of God and receives a theophany
Such a sense of inadequacy is exactly what Job must have felt with this theophany
. Hence his contrition, his humility.
According to accounts, he experienced a theophany
and saw God the Father and God the Son while on trial and being persecuted for standing by his faith.
Nonetheless the interconnectedness of past and present, and of self and other, imperfect as it is, provides the ground for the possibility of the unexpected theophany
of deus absconditus.
Moreover, it is shown that for Eriugena all of reality, as theophany
, possesses this character of (un)concealing its fundamental truth.
(59) </pre> <p>In sharp contrast is this terrifying theophany
, reminiscent of Krishna's revelation of his universal form in the Bhagavad Gita: (4)</p> <pre> If I am God at all I am also Satan....
So begins the Great Blessing of Waters for the Feast of the Theophany
, celebrated on January 19 at the Museum of Civilization in Gatineau, across the river from Ottawa.
The confidence that the experience is truly a theophany
is reinforced by the accounts provided by the sacred literature.
Chapter 2, "Theophany
as Light: A Background of Clement's Interpretation of the Day Abraham Was to See," examines Clement's affinities with Philo.
Gnuse, The Dream Theophany
of Samuel: Its Structure in Relation to Ancient Near Eastern Dreams and Its Theological Significance (Lanham, Md., 1984), 57-59; Husser, Dreams and Dream Narratives, 96-99; and the still valid reservations of Oppenheim, Interpretation of Dreams, 185.