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COLLECTIONPublished articles
TITLEThe Use of Trees as Symbols in the World Religions
AUTHOR 1Sally Liya
DATE_THIS2004
VOLUME4
TITLE_PARENTSolas
PAGE_RANGE41-58
PUB_THISAssociation for Bahá'í Studies English-Speaking Europe
CITY_THISDonegal, Ireland
ABSTRACTThe tree is a universal symbol found in the myths of all peoples. This Jungian archetype figures in dreams; symbolizes growth, unfolding, shelter, and nurture; is regarded as the gatekeeper to the next world; and is a metaphor in Bahá'í scripture.
NOTES See also a PDF of the complete issue of Solas 4.

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TAGS- Buddhism; - Christianity; - Hinduism; - Interfaith dialogue; - Islam; - Judaism; - Metaphors and allegories; - Symbolism; - Zoroastrianism; Archetypes; Bible; Dreams and visions; Jung; Quran; Tree (metaphor); Trees
 
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