quinta-feira, 14 de abril de 2011


Athena is the Greek virgin goddess of reason, intelligent activity, arts and literature. Athena is the daughter of Zeus. She sprang full grown in armour from his forehead, thus has no mother. She is fierce and brave in battle but, only wars to defined the state and home from outside enemies. She is the goddess of the city, handicrafts, and agriculture. She invented the bridle, which permitted man to tame horses, the trumpet, the flute, the pot, the rake, the plow, the yoke, the ship, and the chariot. She is the embodiment of wisdom, reason, and purity. She was Zeus's favorite child and was allowed to use his weapons including his thunderbolt. Her favorite city is Athens. Her tree is the olive. The owl is her bird. She is a virgin goddess.

COMENTARY: There is a relationship between the goddess Athena and Wisdom, and we also see the book of the Bible proverbs in chapters 1 through 9 described the way in Wisdom personified as a person. The book of romance, A CABIN, famous BEST-SELLER at one point also shows in the spiritual wisdom in the form of a woman. Athens is a female goddess. These comparisons show that elements with spiritual wisdom are treated as deities by the culture of the Greek pagan idolatry. For us Christians, wisdom is a divine gift that enables people to develop techniques and gears that move the progress of humanity.

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