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benedict
Oct 3rd 2007, 05:08 PM
what is the general consensus on here about this form on christianity?

Frances
Oct 3rd 2007, 05:43 PM
:hmm: I've never heard of it!!

Tanya~
Oct 3rd 2007, 08:26 PM
It isn't a form of Christianity.

DSK
Oct 3rd 2007, 08:51 PM
what is the general consensus on here about this form on christianity?

The term anthroposophy was first made popular by Rudolf Steiner. Steiner believed in reincarnation of the spirit, thinking that the human being passes between stages of existence, incarnating into an earthly body, living a life, leaving the body behind and entering into the spiritual worlds before returning to be born again into a new life on earth. Steiner called the dependence between different lives karma.

Basically anthroposophy is a "New Age" religion which contradicts the Bible.

The term "anthroposophy" is a construction from the Greek roots anthropo meaning human, and sophia meaning wisdom.

Concerning human wisdom as being a path to God, Scripture says;

1 Cor 1:20 hath not God made foolish the wisdom of the world?
1 Cor 1:21 For seeing that in the wisdom of God the world through its wisdom knew not God, it was God's good pleasure through the foolishness of the preaching to save them that believe.
1 Cor 2:13 we speak, not in words which man's wisdom teacheth, but which the Spirit teacheth;
1 Cor 3:19 For the wisdom of this world is foolishness with God.

benedict
Oct 4th 2007, 08:37 PM
The term "anthroposophy" is a construction from the Greek roots anthropo meaning human, and sophia meaning wisdom.

i work in a stiener organisation (although i have no more than a passing interest in his work and spiritual opinions).

anyway, you're wrong, it's "anthro" meaning human and "posophy" meaning "study - of".

it's a study of humanity and has nowt to do with "wisdom".

DSK
Oct 4th 2007, 08:51 PM
i work in a stiener organisation (although i have no more than a passing interest in his work and spiritual opinions).

anyway, you're wrong, it's "anthro" meaning human and "posophy" meaning "study - of".

it's a study of humanity and has nowt to do with "wisdom".

You can argue with the dictionaries from which I obtained the definitions. I provided the dictionary links for you to look up the real definition

ánthrōpos human being, man] - http://dictionary.reference.com/search?q=anthropo-

-sophy
suffix meaning "knowledge," from O.Fr. -sophie, from L. -sophia, from Gk. -sophia, from sophia "skill, wisdom, knowledge - http://dictionary.reference.com/search?q=-sophy

benedict
Oct 6th 2007, 09:51 PM
You can argue with the dictionaries from which I obtained the definitions. I provided the dictionary links for you to look up the real definition

ánthrōpos human being, man] - http://dictionary.reference.com/search?q=anthropo-

-sophy
suffix meaning "knowledge," from O.Fr. -sophie, from L. -sophia, from Gk. -sophia, from sophia "skill, wisdom, knowledge - http://dictionary.reference.com/search?q=-sophy
whatever.

the point is it's not a religion aobut how clever us humans are, it's a religion that studies human nature because we don't know everything.

Teke
Oct 6th 2007, 10:12 PM
whatever.

the point is it's not a religion aobut how clever us humans are, it's a religion that studies human nature because we don't know everything.


Sounds more like the science of anthropology.:dunno:

Christian sciences include anthropology. They are expressed more in apologetics theolgocially. Humanity is seen as spiritual being of God and thus understood in relation to the cosmos which express eternity, in a sense. (short way of putting it :saint:)