Saturday, August 2, 2008

"The Veil: A Mystical Symbol"

from: Tea at Trianon: The Veil: A Mystical Symbol
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Most people are familiar with the injunction of St. Paul in 1 Corinthians 11: 5,6, 13 for women to wear veils in church. It is interesting, however, to reflect upon other scriptural passages in which persons or things are covered out of reverence for God, beginning in the Old Testament. In ancient times, covering oneself, and especially hiding the face, was a sign of respect and obeisance. . . .
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