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    course, a christian terminology

    Hi,

    1) The word "course" in Christian terms means "teaching lessons" or "principles" or what?

    2) Did you ever heard about A Course in Miracles? Some said it was a contradictory, combining something mundane (a course) with something divine. So what does exactly a course mean here?

    3) The text is

    "What we created by our own will may be good, but genius only happens when we become cleaner instruments for divine expression"

    What does a cleaner instruments for divine expression mean? To do what God would like us to do??

    Thanks!

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    I assume 'course' means the same as it would elsewhere, though I'm not a Christian.

    'cleaner instruments for divine expression' means to me that if we are morally pure (cleaner) then God is better able to express himself through us, but again remember that I'm expressing a lay view.

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    Quote Originally Posted by tdol
    I assume 'course' means the same as it would elsewhere, though I'm not a Christian.

    'cleaner instruments for divine expression' means to me that if we are morally pure (cleaner) then God is better able to express himself through us, but again remember that I'm expressing a lay view.
    Thanks Tdol,

    I discussed this with my English friend and he said the word Course here supposed to be like teaching, you know, like Bible Course, a teaching on Bible.

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    Like the Alpha Course, which many do here.

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