New Jerusalem

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New Jerusalem

Christianity
heaven regarded as the prototype of the earthly Jerusalem; the heavenly city

New Jerusalem

new paradise; dwelling of God among men. [N.T.: Revelation 21:2]
See: Heaven
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Halter's discernment process, the earthly city's corruption typifies the creeping dysfunction of the celestial city.
Many monsters seek to lead him astray or devour him along his quest--the wicked Judge Hate-good, the giants of Doubting Castle, the diguesed and deceptive Flatterer, and even the Athiest strives to convince him that the Celestial City does not exist.
Bedrooms are chambers, the centre of the house is a great hall and there is a private chapel or priest hole with a ceiling painted as the Celestial City.
To those of us who study history not merely as a warning reminder of man's follies and crimes, but also as an encouraging remembrance of generative souls, the past ceases to be a depressing chamber of horrors; it becomes a celestial city, a spacious country of the mind, wherein a thousand saints, statesmen, inventors, scientists, poets, artists, musicians, lovers, and philosophers still live and speak, teach and carve and sing.
And he idled more than several moments to examine a display of harps, although everyone in the celestial city knew that he couldn't play a note.
The fourth emphasizes that his City of God points beyond the cycles of earthly failure to a celestial city of "new beginnings.
At one stage it was painted white and must have looked like a celestial city in the sky.
John Walker's odyssey is a sort of Pilgrim's Progress in reverse, a journey from the celestial city to the City of Destruction, from that biblical "city set upon a hill", which America's founding fathers aspired to create, to a remote dark corner of Afghanistan.
Of hope struggling to keep the faith, of fans finding that the celestial city they'd glimpsed had 'Old Trafford' written across it all the time.
In The Celestial City Game, 1988, the spatiality of Western axionometric representation is flattened through the decorative effects of watercolor so that the work resembles an Islamic manuscript illumination.
Christian -- the pilgrim -- struggles to reach the gates of the Celestial City.