By Fred L. Polak
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The Eleusinian mysteries, centering around the worship of Persephone, daughter of the goddess of fertility, who is carried off to the underworld to be Pluto's bride, created a vital link between death and life. Zeus decrees that Persephone shall spend six months of each year above ground with her mother, to ensure the 30 fruitfulness of the earth, and six months of the year below with her husband. Although the Eleusinian mysteries began as simple fertility rites, they gradually acquired a highly spiritual character.
44 restored, Judah and Israël reunited, and Zion and Jérusalem reestablished. But that is not ail; as the Chosen Nation Israël will be the center of the universe. Israël, the despised and rejected, will be exalted above ail nations. Small and undistinguished, it will nevertheless exceed other nations in glory, as Joseph exceeded in glory the brothers who sold him into slavery. Banished by ail peoples, Israël shall become a beacon beckoning them back to her. "4 The World of the Here-and-Now: The fact that the moment of realization is thought to be at hand gives a highly realistic character to the prophétie proclamation.
4 The World of the Here-and-Now: The fact that the moment of realization is thought to be at hand gives a highly realistic character to the prophétie proclamation. It reveals Jehovah's short-term plans, so to speak, for the very near future. The World of Man: The concept of responsibiiity for one's own destiny is firmly rooted in the Jewish prophétie tradition. Merely to wait in passive expectancy for the promised joy is not enough. There can be no salvation without conversion, no conversion without repentance, and no ultimate re-creation without the Last Judgment.
Image of the Future by Fred L. Polak