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Taurus Symbol in Astrology

Taurus Symbol in Astrology

Let the spirit of the goddess shine upon you with a free sample Goddess Within Reading! The Taurus Symbol Meaning The Taurus astrological sign is represented by the Bull.  Like the Bull these people are patient until they are pushed too far, and then they stampede.  Those with the Taurus horoscope symbol also push through issues in their life most people would walk away from. Stubbornness The Zodiac sign of Taurus is one of the four fixed signs, and that makes them stubborn and stable; resolute in all their decisions and actions.  Those with the Zodiac sign of Taurus do not like to deviate from their routine, and use the […]

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Mountains in the Bible

Mountains in the Bible

-Find Biblical Mountains on Amazon What Do Mountains Symbolize in the Old Testament Bible? Mountains are another symbol of the sacred. Mountains are not mentioned in the creation myths found in the Book of Genesis.  The first mention of a mountain in the Book of Genesis was part of the narrative of the great flood.  As the floodwaters receded from the earth, “the ark came to rest on the mountains of Ararat…in the tenth month, on the first day of the month, the tops of the mountains began to appear.” Mountains become a symbol of struggle in chapter 19 of the Book of Genesis. After the destruction of Sodom and […]

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Mountain Psalm (Bible)

Mountain Psalm (Bible)

-Find the Bible on Amazon What Does Water Symbolize in the Old Testament Bible? The psalmists used imagery found in the books of Genesis and Exodus to provide hope for their audience. In the books of Genesis and Exodus mountains were symbols that God was sovereign and that God had not forgotten his people. The psalmists used mountains to symbolize the sovereignty of their God. Examples of this include: 1. On the holy mount stands the city he founded; the Lord loves the gates of Zion
 more than all the dwellings of Jacob. Psalm 87:1 2. Before the mountains were brought forth, or ever you had formed the earth and the world, […]

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Genesis as a myth

Genesis as a myth

-Find the Book of Genesis on Amazon What Does Water Symbolize in the Old Testament Bible? I fell in love with symbols in world religious traditions my sophomore year of college. I was sitting in REL 100- Introduction to Religious Studies when the professor said something that caught my attention and has not let go of it since then. He started talking about myth. My first thoughts were the fairy tales of the Grimm Brothers and Hans Christian Anderson. I soon learned that myth in religious studies had nothing to do with Cinderella. Then my professor said, “The Bible is one of the oldest myths in our world,” for someone […]

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C Clef Symbol Meaning and History

C Clef Symbol Meaning and History

-Learn How to Read Music! An Explanation of the C Clef The C clef is one of the lesser known clefs used by musician. Seldom seen in modern music this clef actually has several different names indicating how the clef is used. This clef has also been known as the Alto clef, Tenor Clef, Baritone Clef, Mezzo-soprano clef, and Soprano clef. The determination on what name this particular clef takes all depends on where on the staff it is located. Like the Treble (G) and Bass (F) clef this clef indicates the position of a particular note, in this case C, on the staff. This clef, which looks as though […]

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Mrs. Who in “A Wrinkle in Time” as a Symbol

Mrs. Who in “A Wrinkle in Time” as a Symbol

-Find “A Wrinkle in Time” on Amazon Meg Murray as a Symbol While there’s an awful lot of symbolism in A Wrinkle in Time, Madeline L’Engle’s classic science fiction novel, none of it is particularly dense or tough to understand. Indeed, L’Engle uses a lot of symbols in A Wrinkle in Time, but she keeps them universal and easy to grasp. As such, her novel has enjoyed a wide audience and continues to be enjoyed by both children and adults alike. At the center of the novel are three “celestial beings,” each tasked with helping the Murray children on their epic journey. In A Wrinkle in Time, Mrs Who is […]

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Mrs Which in “A Wrinkle in Time” as a Symbol

Mrs Which in “A Wrinkle in Time” as a Symbol

-Find “A Wrinkle in Time” on Amazon Mrs Which as a Symbol As perhaps the oldest character in A Wrinkle in Time, Mrs Which winds up being one of the most important symbols in Madeline L’Engle’s classic science fiction novel. True Wisdom Is Tough to Pin Down Much of the symbolism in A Wrinkle in Time helps to illustrate the idea that true enlightenment involves a lot more than the things we’re capable of understanding here on Earth. As one of the most important characters in A Wrinkle in Time, Mrs Which helps to drive this idea home by being the toughest one to pin down. Right off the bat […]

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Charles Wallace from A Wrinkle in Time

Charles Wallace from A Wrinkle in Time

-Find “A Wrinkle in Time” on Amazon Charles Wallace as a Symbol In the novel A Wrinkle in Time, Charles Wallace is both one of the main characters and one of the novel’s most important symbols. Of course, there is a ton of symbolism in A Wrinkle in Time, but we can find much of it wrapped up in the meanings behind the super-intelligent, psychic five-year-old boy that accompanies his sister and their friend on an epic journey. The Power of the Innocence of Youth! Many of the symbols in A Wrinkle in Time serve to help us understand that there’s a lot more to the universe than that which […]

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Camazotz from “A Wrinkle in Time”

Camazotz from “A Wrinkle in Time”

-Find “A Wrinkle in Time” on Amazon Camazotz as a Symbol Many of the symbols in A Wrinkle in Time, Madeline L’Engle’s classic science fiction novel, have to deal with issues like conformity. However, out of all the symbols in A Wrinkle in Time, Camazotz is the one that most directly represents Meg’s insecurities and desires for conformity. The Difference Between Appearances and Reality On Camazotz, everything looks pretty perfect. Of course, by the end of the novel, we know that it’s not. Camazotz helps to illustrate the symbolism in A Wrinkle in Time by basically being an analogue for Communism. Despite being under the control of a single leader […]

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Black Thing from “A Wrinkle in Time”

Black Thing from “A Wrinkle in Time”

-Find “A Wrinkle in Time” on Amazon Of all the symbols in A Wrinkle in Time, the Black Thing is perhaps the easiest to decipher. It’s evil! That’s it. Pure, out-and-out, Darth Vader-spawning evil. Many of the important symbols in A Wrinkle in Time are understood to represent various aspects of the human condition. The Black Thing is Wrinkle in Time’s chief antagonist, however, and simply represents the capacity for people to do evil things. A Battle that Spans the Universe In A Wrinkle in Time, the tesseract must be used by the characters before they can even reach a planet that lets them adequately see the Black Thing. A […]

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