Archive for September, 2010

Sep 30 2010

God-Sophia

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Any name we use for God is a metaphor.  Even the names father, judge, king, lord are metaphors.  A metaphor is a word we use for something that we have not seen or cannot describe so we use as a parallel something that we have seen or heard.   For instance, many people who have […]

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Sep 24 2010

Ear Candy

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Violin music is not usually ear candy for me.  I appreciate it’s indispensability  in ensembles, but as a solo instrument, I usually find it something to be listened to in order to get to the real heart of the work.  With one exception. A friend in Chicago invited me to a special performance of a German […]

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Sep 03 2010

Sophia in the Bible Part III

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In Learning a New Language I wrote:  “Sophia is described with similar passion [as in the book of Proverbs] and color in the Jewish Apocrypha  in the books of the Wisdom of Solomon, Ecclesiasticus orThe Wisdom of Jesus Son of Sirach, and Baruch which were included in the first translation of the Hebrew scriptures into Greek, […]

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