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The Use of Trees as Symbols in the World Religions

AuthorSally Liya
Title of item
The Use of Trees as Symbols in the World Religions
Parent publication   Solas
Publisher of this ed.
Donegal, Ireland: Association for Baha'i Studies English-Speaking Europe
Date of this edition 2004
Permission editor and publisher
Posted 2012-02-02 by Jonah Winters
Classified in Published Articles
Abstract The tree is a universal symbol found in the myths of all peoples. This Jungian archetype figures in dreams; symbolizes growth, unfolding, shelter, and nurture; is regarded as the gatekeeper to the next world; and is a metaphor in Baha'i scripture.
Notes See also a PDF of the complete issue of Solas 4.

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Tags Allegories and metaphors; Interfaith dialogue; Symbolism; Tree symbolism
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