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The Divine Order

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Abstract

The descendants of the first men who sprang from the Tree of Life are the sacred people of the total godhead. They came into existence by its will, and this people is founded according to divine order. We can go a step further and say that the sacred people is the total godhead itself, and shows in its entirety and in its structure the nature and the ambivalence of the godhead. The sacred people is also the cosmos and thus exhibits the dualism of the cosmos. A description of the sacred people will show us this concordance everywhere, and also its roots in the conception of God.

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Evil Spirit Divine Commandment Dead Person Superior Group Creation Myth 
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