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Secrets of the Scriptures

“Secrets of the Scriptures — The Creation,” 29 pp., typed transcript of a talk given in Glendale, California in 1969. One of the best examples of Nibley’s use of ancient apocryphal writings. The talk was also unusual in that he expressed gratitude that it was being recorded. Brothers and Sisters, I am actually glad that …

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Expanding Gospel

BYU Studies 7:1 (Autumn 1965): 3-27; reprinted in Nibley on the Timely and the Timeless (Prov: Religious Studies Center, 1978):21-47; CWHN 12:177-211. A talk given as the Second Annual BYU Faculty Lecture on March 17, 1965. — Midgley

Intre-Ancient Records

(See “Fact and Fancy in the Interpretation of Ancient Records”)

The God of the Philosophers

Thales (d. 546 B.C.): “Thales says that the God of the Universe (cosmos) is Mind (Nous), and that the Universe (to pan-“everything”) is alive and full of divine power (daemons); also that the basic element of water pervades all things through God’s divine animating power.” “And some say that Spirit is mixed in with everything; …

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Irenaeus

The God of the Christian Doctors

The Index Volume (No. 219) of the Latin Patrologia contains hundreds of references to passages in the Church Fathers dealing with the nature of God. The doctors are in agreement on the following points: 1.   The Existence of God Men believe naturally and spontaneously in God.  The knowledge of God is instinctive; it comes …

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