Re: Re: Messiah [Heb] Christos [Greek]
Jun 03, 1998 07:39 PM
by Bart Lidofsky
Dr. A.M.Bain wrote:
> Bart Lidofsky <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes and quotes
> >Jerry Schueler wrote:
> >> Dan,
> >> What about HPB's promist/prophecy of a new Messenger
> >> appearing during the last quarter of this century? We have
> >> less than two years.
> > Probably come and gone. In the Jewish tradition, in every generation
> >there is a person capable of being the Messiah; but the person will
> >become the Messiah only when the world is ready for it.
> Suppose, for the sake of argument, that the conjuction of the seven
> planets of the ancients in Feb 1962 heralded the birth of this
> generation's Messiah? The Messiah would be 36 years old right now,
> and who would take notice of her/him/it?
> Suppose again, for the sake of argument, that the Christian claim that
> Jesus the Nazarene was the Messiah for that generation were true? If
> true, no one took him seriously *at the time* and Christianity as a
> religion didn't really get off the ground for *at least* 100 years *after*
> his death.
> So, Bart, maybe come and gone, but also maybe come and still here -
> being ignored.
I would be foolish to discount that possibility.
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