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https://www.etsjets.org/files/JETS-PDFs ... rtlund.pdf
The first eye-opening with its attendant knowledge ushered humanity into a new moral universe of darkness, exile, sin, and death. The second eye-opening with its attendant knowledge pulled back the eschatological curtain to allow Jesus’ distraught disciples to perceive that he himself had inaugurated the long-awaited new world of hope, resurrection, restoration, and new creation.
Nihil enim in speciem fallacius est quam prava religio. -Liv. xxxix. 16.