Again, while Nachmanides operates with a hierarchical universe
where the God of Israel is placed above the lesser gods (elohim) who are worshipped by the nations, Hindu worshippers of the images of the supreme God such as Vishnu do not seek any lower deities but God alone.
In particular, while he discusses African traditional religions (ATR), he stresses their sense of an ordered and hierarchical universe
, the principle of abundant life, and a "deep sense of the divine presence in human life and history, and as part of reality in general" (114).
of Insubria at Como, Italy) are observational evidence for supermassive black holes, observational issues involved in the joint evolution of black holes and galaxies, galaxy formation in the hierarchical universe
, feedback in cosmic structures, the formation of primordial luminous objects, the evolution of baryons along cosmic history, feedback processes at cosmic dawn, and the ecology of black holes in star clusters.
In the vertical hierarchical Universe
of the Middle Ages the figures of God, Angel and Man are seen as distinct.
In Plato's creation story, the Timaeus, we are told that the Creator fashioned a hierarchical universe
, topped by the realm of fixed stars, followed in descending order by the planets, with the earth at the bottom.