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On Vision And Being Human. Exploring The Menstrual, Neurological And Symbolic Origins Of Religious Experience
Tuesday, January 31, 2017 - 18:45
Inspired by Chris Knight's and Camilla Power's theory of human cultural and symbolic origins, Bruce Rimell will offer a dramatic presentation of these ideas in an artistic language of colour and visual form.
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Jesus of Nazareth was a revolutionary freedom fighter, leading a mass movement of Jewish resistance against the Roman occupation of his country. After the defeat of his uprising and his capture and crucifixion by the Romans, the memory of 'the Messiah' was preserved by diverse groups of followers. In one of these traditions, that of Saint Paul, the real Jesus became transformed into a sacrificial lamb. As in ancient traditions throughout the world, blessings were believed to flow from the shedding of blood. It is this mythologized 'Lamb of God' who is still revered by Christians today. In this talk, we will explore why the earliest Christian communities were organized along strictly communist lines.