4b-1 Egypt SS_Part1

4b-1 Egypt SS_Part1 - Sphinx as Guardian by sacred way 4-...

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Egyptian Temples Temple Ideology Temple Mythos Idealized temple
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Aerial view of Luxor temple 1. Sacred Way or Path = “Way of the Lord” “Prepare ye the Way of the Lord” Jesus as “the Way” (Jn 14.6; Heb 9.8; 10.19-20) Christianity as “the Way” (Acts 9.2; 19.9, 23; 22.4; 24.14, 22) 1. Sacred Way or Path
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Pyramid of Giza: Sacred Way Karnak: Sacred Way 2- Temenos Wall Sacred enclosure wall Marked sacred space Sacred and profane
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Temple of Karnak Medinat Habu: Temenos Wall 3- Guardians Lions, Griffins Cherubim Angels
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Guardian: Lion at Kom Ombo “Griffins” by offering table
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Unformatted text preview: Sphinx as Guardian by sacred way 4- Sacred boundary markers Pillars Stones obelisks Boundary Marker: Obelisk Karnak, Boundary Marker: Obelisk at gate of Holy of Holies Karnak, Boundary Marker: Obelisk; Sacred Embrace 5- Sacred Water The Deep (Heb. Tehom; Abyss) Waters of Creation Fertility/life Waters of Life Purification Waters of Purification Karnak Temple Karnak map Karnak: Sacred Lake 6- Monumental gateway (pylon) = transition Gate: Medinat Habu Gate: Edfu Ancient drawing of the temple...
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