dream of the moving statue by Kenneth Gross

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Published by The Pennsylvania State University Press in University Park, PA .

Written in English

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Subjects:

  • Arts -- Psychological aspects.,
  • Statues -- Psychological aspects.,
  • Sculpture -- Psychological aspects.,
  • Personification in art.,
  • Fantastic, The.

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Book details

StatementKenneth Gross.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsNX165 .G77 2006
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3431147M
ISBN 100271029005
LC Control Number2005056694

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In this Bible story, Daniel interpreted a dream of Nebuchadnezzar, king of Babylon, in which the king saw a giant statue made of four metals. As he watched, a stone "not cut by human hands" destroyed the statue and became a mountain filling the whole world.

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Daniel asked the king for some time to discover the dream, and then he proceeded to pray all night with three of his fellow exiles. God revealed the dream to him, and Daniel and his friends praised God (Daniel ). The next morning, he went to the king and told him about the dream. The dream featured a huge, glorious statue of a man.

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If you dreamed of a bronze statue moving in your dream, it signifies prosperity, a good harvest, or new journeys. If the statue in your dream is much larger than the one in reality, this may signify your fears. The statues you dreamed of may represent someone’s children, or their determination, or even sex drive.

Ever since a dream I had of Michael the Archangel back in OctoberI’ve had a recurring dream theme of seeing religious statues. Most often, these are statues of the Blessed Mother Mary and various angels.

Based on the timing of these statue dreams, the main meaning/point of them is likely to strengthen my faith at a time when I feel weak.

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Daniel told the King how an empire was going to come that would live forever (speaking of the Kingdom of God). The dream is true and its interpretation is trustworthy." New Living Translation That is the meaning of the rock cut from the mountain, though not by human hands, that crushed to pieces the statue of iron, bronze, clay, silver, and gold.

by Bernadette King. Oct. From the time before time, human and serpent spirits have writhed together in this world. When they dance together in dreams, the symbolism can be sexual, psychic, and strike fear into the heart of even the most stalwart soul.

Dreams about snakes are one of the most common dreams. Seeing a bronze statue of a young woman moving around in a dream means a good harvest, prosperity, or travels.

If the statue is bigger than life-size, then it means a fright. Statues in a dream also represent one’s children, his sexual drive, or his determination. Daniel Interprets the Dream 31 As you, O king, were watching, a great statue appeared.

A great and dazzling statue stood before you, and its form was awesome. 32 The head of the statue was pure gold, its chest and arms were silver, its belly and thighs were bronze, 33 its legs were iron, and its feet were part iron and part clay.

This dream involves an enormous statue made of various materials—which represent different world kingdoms. The statue is smashed by a stone which becomes a mountain, representing the coming kingdom of God. Nebuchadnezzar’s tree (Daniel 4) Same king, same problem: a troubling dream that only Daniel can interpret.

Dreaming of a statue & dreaming of delivering a box. I love this dream, Marie, as I have also had a dream of statues. I have a feeling that this statue either represents you, or a woman close to you that you may admire, or idolise – “put on a pedestal”, as they say.

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