The Crossroads of Time: The Cross in Global Cultures and Ages. "Secrets to Lasting Affection." (Paperback)

The Crossroads of Time: The Cross in Global Cultures and Ages.
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Embark on a journey through time and cultures with "Crossroads of Time: The Cross in Global Cultures and Ages," a compelling exploration of one of humanity's most enduring symbols. This meticulously researched book, available in both a 6x9 paperback and eBook format, delves into the cross's multifaceted roles across various civilizations, revealing its significance beyond its familiar religious connotations.

From the ancient sands of Egypt, where the ankh symbolized life and immortality, to the spiritual depths of India, where the swastika represented auspiciousness and cosmic harmony, "Crossroads of Time" uncovers the universal appeal of the cross. Journey through European prehistory, indigenous cultures across the globe, and the profound transformation of the cross within Christianity, to modern representations that transcend religious boundaries.

This book is not just a historical account; it's an invitation to discover the cross's rich tapestry of meanings-as a symbol of life, a marker of identity, and a beacon of hope. Through engaging narrative and optimistic insights, "Crossroads of Time" offers readers:

- A deep dive into the **origins and meanings of the cross** in Hinduism, Buddhism, and Jainism, and its cosmic interpretation.
- Insight into the cross's symbolic presence in **Vedic rituals and Indian epics**, representing universal balance and cosmic harmony.
- An exploration of the cross in **modern cultural adoption**, including contemporary fashion, branding, and digital media, highlighting its aesthetic and cultural appeal.
- Discussions on **interfaith and esoteric meanings** of the cross, showcasing its significance in non-Christian religious practices and traditions such as Theosophy and Freemasonry.
- A richly illustrated journey through the **evolution of cross imagery** in Christian art, from early catacombs to medieval cathedrals.

"Crossroads of Time" is a must-read for anyone fascinated by the history of symbols, the intersection of culture and spirituality, and the enduring power of the cross to inspire, unite, and provoke thought across ages and civilizations. Whether you're a history buff, art enthusiast, or spiritual seeker, this book offers a treasure trove of insights, beautifully woven together to highlight the cross's universal resonance.

Perfect for both personal reflection and academic study, "Crossroads of Time" promises to be a cherished addition to any library. Discover the stories etched into this ancient symbol and how it continues to leave its mark on the world today.

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Product Details
ISBN: 9798321633038
Publisher: Independently Published
Publication Date: April 1st, 2024
Pages: 44
Language: English