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”An Epic Tale of the People of the Covenant” slide show Episode 5:Pauline theology and Deep state controversy









<Slide show Episode 5>
Just as the new coronavirus pandemic, deep state conspiracy theories from the United States spread across the world, and according to the Japanese version of Wikipedia, after 2020, in the United Kingdom, France, Germany, and Japan, 'especially powerful and large-scale The movement' has already begun. Like the coronavirus, there seems to be mutant strains depending on the situation of each country, but in Western society, the origin seems to be Pauline theology.
God's grace

Paul (BC ? - AD 65?) preached that 'The baptism of the Holy Spirit' was God's grace or mercy for sinners in 'The Epistle to the Ephesians' and 'The Epistle to the Romans.' Because this concept of 'grace' was interpreted in various ways and developed into a theological debate, it became not only one of causes to split Christianity into Catholic and Protestant, but also influenced modern Western philosophies and economic and political theories.
Though 'Baptism of the Holy Spirit' is a concept related to the foundation of faith not only for Christians but also for 3.6 billion Abrahamic religions believers, the differences in interpretation of it have led to religious disputes and philosophical, political and economic theoretical controversies over the past hundreds years.

Tertullianus' "Divine Gift"
The patriarch Tertullianus (AD 150/160-220?) described the grace as 'a power' or 'a gift' that humans can be given from heaven to overcome man's sinfulness. Inspired by Greek philosophy, he seems to have regarded the grace as a material with energy as an entity.
It was Tertullianus who coined the word 'Trinity' to describe the nature of God, and it is estimated that he invented a total of some 982 new words altogether. (This Holy Seed By Robin Daniel)
It is said that this gift of grace is given through baptism, and by using that gift, believers can live without sin and eventually reach salvation.
Since Tertullianus, the grace was regarded as a gift distributed through sacraments. And the role of this gift was to overcome the fallen humanity.
Pelagius' "Inherent Blessing"

The British monk Pelagius (AD 360?-418?) argued that mankind's reason and freewill given by the grace of the Creator could not be destroyed by the Fall. He thought that when human beings were newly created and came out into the world, the potential of the grace was already held inside of each person. Therefore, salvation depends on how much he or she strives and how much accomplishes to meet this 'Inherent Blessing.'
Pelagius said, God has given man freedom to believe or to disbelieve, to obey or disobey, and God's judgment is a response to the personal choice a man has made.
Augustine's "Anti-Inherent-Blessing Theory"

Augustinus (354-430) objected to Pelagius and argued that the grace of the God of creation had been lost by the effects of the Fall and the human reason had been darkened, the will had been distorted and the state had extended to all mankind who had been the descendants of Adam. And that men, after all, had been a fallen being, a sinner by nature, and a rebel deserving God's condemnation.
Scholastic philosophy

The medieval scholastic philosophy influenced by both Pelagius and Augustine divided human existence into the lower layer consisting of 'reason,' 'intelligence' and 'will' and the upper layer consisting of 'faith,' 'hope' and 'love' given by the 'grace' based on Plato's idea of theory and Aristotle's hylomorphism. They argued that the human being of this world had fallen into a state where the spiritual upper layer had been lost due to the original sin committed by Adam. Therefore, they said, "In order for human beings to be saved, it is necessary to regain the upper layers lost by the Fall. And it is the 'grace' to realize this object." They also preached that the 'grace' was given as a reward for the efforts and the achievements of men.
Thomas Aquinas' "Gratia Infusa"

In response, Thomas Aquinas (1225-1274), who is known as an Italian Dominican friar, who tried to integrate Aristotle's philosophy and Christian principles, argued that the spiritual aspects of the upper layer of human existence, such as 'faith,' 'hope' and 'love' could not be recovered through human efforts and preached that the grace of God had to be injected from outside, that is, so called 'gratia infusa.'
According to him, this injection creates a new disposition inside humans, which he called habitus. He said when one lived according to the habitus, more grace was added and his or her efforts and achievements accrued in his or her life, and eternal salvation as rewards of these achievements was finally obtained.
Luther's "Justification by one's faith"

Martin Luther (1483-1546), who was devoted to Paul's Romans, claimed that salvation was simply received only as the free gift of God's grace through the believer's faith in Jesus Christ as redeemer from sin.
He opposed combining 'God's grace' with 'good deeds' in the medieval theology but combined 'God's grace' with 'the faith.'
Luther preached that 'the essence of the gospel' is not human efforts to build up good deeds and to approach God, but the fact that God approaches human through Christ.
The most important for Luther was the doctrine of justification — God's act of declaring a sinner righteous — by faith alone through God's grace. He began to teach that salvation or redemption is a gift of God's grace, attainable only through faith in Jesus as the Messiah.
Descartes' "Vortex Theory"

Rene Descartes (1596-1650), who developed a critique of Scholastic philosophy based on Scholastic methodology, arrived at only a single first principle: "I think, therefore I am" based on his clear and distinct conception and then offered an ontological proof of a benevolent God through both the ontological argument and trademark argument.
Moreover Descartes, who also found primitive the law of inertia and the momentum conservation law, advocated a vortex theory that was described as the vortex motion of particles which had led to create the universe.
However, Blaise Pascal criticized in his book Pensee, "The God of Abraham, the God of Isaac and the God of Jacob are not the God of philosophers and scientists."
Rousseau's "Social Contract"

When the Industrial Revolution progressed, industrial capitalists emerged, and absolute monarchy and feudalism were shaken in Europe, Jean-Jacques Rousseau (1712-1778), a Genevan watchmaker's son, criticized social inequality that had bound human freedom. Rousseau insisted that humans have both the particular wills of egoistic individuals and the general will which serves to designate the common interest, and proposed that people should abandon one's particular will and fully submit to the authority of the general will through the social contract in order to restore the original freedom of human beings.
Adam Smith's "Laissez-faire"

Scottish Enlightenment thinker Adam Smith (1723-1790), on the other hand, advocated 'laissez-faire economy' saying, "A human has both a selfishness in which one inherently tries to make personal interests and a sympathy in which one wants to care for others, and these moral feelings become 'an impartial spectator' within each person. Thus, the economic activity of each person in the free market is guided by the market mechanism, that is, so called 'the invisible hand of God' and then the best interest of society, as a whole, are fulfilled."
Both Rousseau's 'Social Contract Theory' and Smith's 'Laissez-faire Economy' based on 'the invisible hand of God,' seem to have been assumed to be embodied the kingdom being established by the second coming Jesus that Paul had preached in 'Letter to the Romans.'
Kant's "Kingdom of Ends"

Immanuel Kant (1724-1804), who served as a professor of philosophy at the University of Konigsberg, thought that "the best purpose of life was not happiness, but the completion of a personality worthy of happiness" and called the society where all humans respected each other's personality as the purpose "the Kingdom of Ends (German: Reich der Zwecke)."
Kant, who wrote three Critiques, that is, "the Critique of Pure Reason," "the Critique of Practical Reason" and "the Critique of Judgment" and explained as follows; Human's recognition accepts external things through each sensory organ (such as eye, ear, nose and tongue) and its form (such as color, voice, fragrance and taste) and depending on human reason's ability of understanding captures them as "phenomena," but "thing-in-itself" is unknown. Thus, the phenomenon occurs after recognition, and does not exist as thing-in-itself before recognition. This theory of Kant is said to have brought about the Copernican revolution in philosophy.
Kant categorized reason into 'theoretical reason' and 'practical reason' each of which targets scientific objects and ethical objects respectively and raised the contradictory issue that if human beings are free, inevitability does not hold, and if humans are controlled by inevitability, there is no freedom of will. Then he said, "This is a pseudo-problem that arises as a result of equating 'thing-in-itself' and 'phenomenon.' Human's will has freedom as a 'phenomenon' and can pursue the necessity as an 'thing-in-itself.' Therefore, science in 'theoretical reason' and ethics in 'practical reason' are compatible within the each boundary."
Hegel's "Absolute Spirit"

Georg Wilhelm Friedrich Hegel (1770-1831), who called God's work as an absolute before the separation of spirit and material was 'absolute spirit,' preached, "History is the process of 'absolute spirit,' which is invisible, being externalized as a visible material by self-denying. The one, who has come to realize that the essence of the world is a free and reasonable spirit, is a 'human spirit.' 'Human spirit' appears as an 'ethnic spirit,' a 'era spirit' and as a subjective 'individual spirit'."
Hegel, who had studied Kantian philosophy and the history of Christianity at the Tübinger Stif, a Protestant seminary attached to the University of Tübingen, thought, "Human freedom cannot be unrelated to the society or the history, it is beyond the personality of the individual, and unless the history reaches a certain stage, his or her freedom cannot be realized through individual will and desire."
Marx's "Materialistic View of History"

Karl Marx (1818-1883), who had grown up in a Jewish rabbi family, inherited Hegel's Dialectical Philosophy which focussed on the historical developmental stage of society. He tried to prove that the economic system of Feudalism is shifted to the economic system of Capitalism through bourgeois revolution and eventually shifted to the economic system of Communism through Proletarian revolution based on his materialistic view of history, which holds that material production activities are the essence of human beings.
Marx's 'Proletarian Revolution' theory seems to have been influenced by 'Armageddon,' that is, the final war of the world written in 'The Revelation' and the faith of Jesus' second coming. By a curious coincidence, Marx, who was 25 at the time, expressed the same conclusion as Paul on the fate of the Jews in the first issue of the Deutsch-Französische Jahrbücher (German-French Annals) published in Paris in 1844, saying, "The Jews is no longer religious and racial classification, but a pure economic class that they have been forced into a money-lending or other similar profession by the treatment they have suffered from their neighbors. So they will be released only after other classes are released." Incidentally, the magazine was soon closed and only that one issue was published.
The Russian Revolution occurred in 1917, 34 years after Marx's death, and the world's first socialist state,'The Russian Soviet Federative Socialist Republic' was born. There after, socialist regimes were established one after another in Eastern Europe, Asia, Latin America and Africa. Then, the world was divided into the Eastern Bloc led by the Soviet Union and the Western Bloc led by the US and entered the cold war era.
Son of Cohen Rothschild family

According to a Japanese commentator of both modern times and the present day Mr. Chikatsu Hayashi (林千勝1961-), Marx was Son of the Cohen Rothschilds.
Marx's grandmother was a cousin of Mrs. Nathan Mayer Rothschild, the founder of the Rothschilds of London, and a member of the Jewish millionaire Cohen family, who dominate the British textile industry. Cohen is a Jewish surname of biblical origins. The surname Cohen often indicates that one's patrilineal ancestors were priests in the Temple of Jerusalem. In other words, Marx seems to have been a bloodline of a Levite priest like Moses.
Marx's maternal cousin Frederick Phillips, a member of founding family of Phillips Electronics, provided financial support to the Marx family.
Marx's wife, Julie, was from a Prussian aristocrat, and her brother, Ferdinand Westphalen, was the Prussian Interior Minister.
At RSA headquarters holds First International meeting

Marx, who moved to England at the age of 44 in 1862, was awarded the Honorary Title 'Royal Society of Arts Fellow (FRSA)' by the Royal Society of Arts (RSA). Marx, who was granted the right to use the RSA headquarters office in London, is believed to have held the First International Workingmen's Association meeting there as well.
Money globalism

According to Mr. Hayashi, the deep state has always been involved in the founding of the United States, the Soviet Union, and Communist China, the outbreak of World War I and World War II, and the birth of the League of Nations and the United Nations. And the substance of the deep state was Jewish financial capitalism.
Just as the US presidential election has been manipulated by the deep state since the founding of the country, the prewar and postwar Japanese politics have also been manipulated by the deep state variant, so-called Japan handler.
Trump and Evangelicals

Now, as former President Trump and his aides claimed that some senior bureaucrats had formed a deep state to weaken presidential authority from the beginning of the presidential inauguration, deep state conspiracy theories were not only in the United States, but spread to the whole world.
According to Mr Jitsuro Terashima (寺島実郎1947-), a well-known social critic, who is the president of Tama University and the chairman of the Japan Research Institute, the American evangelicals are considered to be the core of Trump supporters. It is a general term for the right-wing religion, which consists mostly of Calvinists such as Methodists, Holiness, Pentecostals, Baptists, Southern Baptists, and Reform Presbyterians who doctrinally believe in the contents of the Gospels and are said to have an affinity with Israel.
Incidentally, Paul, who led the Hellenist believers, preached the way of Jesus which makes one right with God through faith but not by Mosaic law (Roma 3:28), in other words he globalized Christianity. However, of the four canonical Gospels, the three Gospels, excluding the Gospel of Luke, were compiled by Hebraist disciples under the Jerusalem Church, which had a regard for the Mosaic Law (Old Testament), in other words, the anti-globalism. Therefore, it is understandable that the evangelicals have an affinity with Israel. But what back up Israel are the Jewish financial capitalists that promote globalism, and according to Mr. Hayashi, they are the substance of the deep state.
New world order

According to Mr. Hayashi, the goal of Deep State is to build a "new world order" that embodies money globalism, whether it's Republicans, Democrats, Lenin, Stalin, Deng Xiaoping or Xi Jinping, it has supported them as long as they contribute to the realization of its purpose.
From the perspective of globalism and anti-globalism, the source of the deep-state controversy seems to be able to be traced back to the confrontation between Paul, who preached Christianity for Hellenists, and the Jerusalem Church, which preached Christianity for Hebraists who adhered to the Mosaic Law.
The Deep State for Hellenists and Hebraists at the time was each of hostile to their own factions, such as the high priests, the Sanhedrin, Herod royal family, the Roman Governor, the Pharisees and the Sadducees, and were not monolithic. Similarly, today's Deep State forces, too, which aim to build a "new world order" that embodies money globalism, do not seem to be monolithic.
Creation of Gnostic "New World Order"

Jesus rushed toward the hill of Gorgoda, carrying his cross immediately after he was baptized by John, and through doing this he baptized with the Holy Spirit on all mankind. On the other hand, Paul, James the Less and Peter all preached the faith based on a inner sprit (Enlightenment = Gnosis) of each person. The lodges of Freemasonry have pentagram emblems with the letter "G" in the center of each emblem. And Mason's pentagram is a figure that means gnosticism, gravity, genius, reproduction, and geometric Mason thought.
Paul preaches in the Epistle of Paul to the Colossians; "Do not lie to each other, since you have taken off your old self with its practices and have put on the new self, which is being renewed in knowledge (Gnosis) in the image of its Creator. Here there is no Greek or Jew, circumcised or uncircumcised, barbarian, Scythian, slave or free, but Christ is all, and is in all. (Col 3:9-11)"
It seems that it is time for humankind to return to the original self (Gospel of Thomas 45/85), that is, 'the androgynous Adam from who Eve has not been separated.' and to build a "new world order" based on the inner Holy Spirit = Gnosis that can transcend the conflict between East and West.

What is "Baptism with The Holy Spirit"?
According to the dialectic of the Gospel of John,
【Thesis】"A man can possess eternal life through accepting testimony of the Son of man and being baptized by him." (John 5:24)
【Anti-thesis】But "The one who comes from the earth cannot accept the testimony by one from heaven." (John 3:32)
How then can a man possess eternal life?
【Synthesis】"If you want to be baptized with the Holy Spirit, you can just go back to the word which was with God in the beginning (John 1:1) and certify that God is truthful. (John 3:33)"
When he said, "You are Huichao," Zen Master Fayan thrusted vivid Self in Huichao in front of his eyes.
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