Published November 1991
by J C Gieben .
Written in English
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Black-and-white dualism explained. The contrast of white and black (light and darkness, day and night) has a long tradition of metaphorical usage, traceable to the Ancient Near East, and explicitly in the Pythagorean Table of Western culture as well as in Confucianism, the contrast symbolizes the moral dichotomy of good and evil.. Description. Day, light, and good are often linked. The Light and the Dark, a Cultural History of Dualism, Vol. VI: Dualism in the Hellenistic World. [REVIEW] G. B. Kerferd - - The Classical Review 43 (2) . The Light and the Dark: a Cultural History of Dualism: Dualism in the Palestinian-Syrian Region During the First Century a.D. Until Ca. by Petrus Franciscus Maria Fontaine. , Brill Academic Publishers. ISBN See Item Details Books From California. HIGH. Simi Valley, CA, USA $ $Price: $ Dualism, in religion, the doctrine that the world (or reality) consists of two basic, opposed, and irreducible principles that account for all that exists. It has played an important role in the history of thought and of religion.. Nature and significance. In religion, dualism means the belief in two supreme opposed powers or gods, or sets of divine or demonic beings, that caused the world to.
The short, and generalized, answer to your first question ("Is the 'light/dark' dichotomy particular of western culture") is No. Dualism in religious thought spans all religions. Dualism is not necessarily light=good/dark=bad. There are always dualities in every mythical story-sharing. Dark is the period of day before dawn; light is the daytime. Hence, dark is the symbol of the old covenant, while light is symbol of the new. John uses “dark” or “darkness” nine times in Author: Peter Leithart. Light Against Darkness is comprised of articles that put on display the power and pervasiveness of dualistic thought. Dualism has proved a potent cultural tool for clarifying and ordering reality. The Light and the Dark: A Cultural History of Dualism [The Light and the Dark] Petrus Franciscus Maria Fontaine [paperback] [English] ) The Light and the Dark: A Cultural History of Dualism Petrus Franciscus Maria Fontaine [paperback] [English].