antitype


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antitype

a person or thing that is foreshadowed or represented by a type or symbol, esp a character or event in the New Testament prefigured in the Old Testament
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The Eckhartian promotion of the individual in his/her innermost me to the position of the God became filtered in Nicholas by the figure of human ignorance, a kind of anticipation of divinity in man's capacity, but it has to be noticed that notwithstanding all the vagueness suggested by the figure, it was inserted into the medium of strong mathematical exactitude, and even operated it by way of contrariety, or of antitype.
On one level, Dinah serves as an antitype of Eve, especially in her relationship to Adam Bede.
For the things which had long been promised under mysterious figures had to be fulfilled in all clearness; for instance, the True Sheep had to supersede the sheep which was its antitype, and the One Sacrifice to bring to an end the multitude of different sacrifices.
Typology is not only a way of relating Hebrew to Christian history, then, but it is also a way of reading one's own life as following a narrative pattern elucidated in the Bible, moving from Old Testament type to New Testament antitype, and then in this new "true self" constantly moving toward the afterlife.
When this happens, the present magically becomes the antitype or repetition of previous history but with the added luminosity of truth revealed, and fulfilled: the code cracked.
12) Now the specific dissolves into the "unalterable" universal; the historical and the local summon the antitype of a universal present.
Where classic reasoning moved from the antitype to the type," Keller writes, "plebeian reasoning proceeded from type to antitype--an existential difference .
50) The main theme of the sermon, more accurately described as a catechism, is the incarnation of Christ and the "continuing mission of the church in bringing back all men to the cross, the antitype of the tower of Babel.
Israel's theocracy was, and we can hardly evade the thought that it will yet again, in a spiritual antitype, rise up.
The church of the Jews under the Old Testament in the type and the church of the Christians under the New Testament in the antitype were both separate from the world; and when they have opened a gap in the hedge or wall of separation between the garden of the church and wilderness of the world, God hath ever broke down the wall itself, removed the candlestick, and made his garden a wilderness.
as a conceptual antitype and foil for their energized, extended republic.
Rather, it becomes part of a typological linearity toward New Testament antitype in the scene in which Pandulpho brings Feliche's body to Antonio.