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Re: prophets and Krishna

From: Mani Varadarajan (mani)
Date: Mon Feb 27 1995 - 12:02:55 PST

Jesus is very clearly "fully God". This is the position of all
Christian churches, except for the Mormons and Jehovah's witnesses.
God is perceived in orthodox Christianity as a Trinity -- He is threefold,
yet at the same time, One God. There is the "Father who is in Heaven",
the Son (Jesus, the incarnation), and the Holy Spirit, the essence of
God that guides people's hearts. Notice the parallelism between the
Srivaishnava concept of the Paravaasudeva, the Vibhava avataara (Rama,
Krishna, etc), and the haarda (the incarnation of the Lord in the 
heart).

Don't get confused by Jesus's recommendations to honor the Lord in
Heaven. That is the same as Krishna saying in the 18th chapter, 
"Worship Him". 

(I have had several discussions with Christians on this subject,
and I attended a Catholic church semi-regularly for about a year.)

Mani