Yelm's Illumination

From: Peter Metcalfe (metcalph@voyager.co.nz)
Date: Sat 02 May 1998 - 10:53:44 EEST


Frank Rafaelsen:

>On the point that Yelm is illuminated I think that it is a human term for
>something they don't understand. In the same Q&A article Greg clearly
>shows that gods don't need illumination:

>|"Illumination is not a problem for gods. Certainly every deity
>|which is the owner or source of a rune has obtained a state of
>|consciousness which is their equivalent of Illumination, and
>|probably many more as well, perhaps all of them."

But the Yelm cult calls this state of conciousness Illumination. It
was known of circa 200 ST or so before Nysalor was born.

- --Peter Metcalfe

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