Valis - Study Guide Chapter 11 Summary & Analysis

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In Sonoma, the foursome meet Eric and Linda and drive out to their farm. Kevin is so excited that he stammers, talking about Meister Eckehart's differentiating between God and the Godhead, with which humans can attain union. The same is taught earlier by Sankara in India. Eric declares that VALIS is the source and that both teachers are the same person living in two places at two times. Eric recites verses that Fat recognizes as Psalm 104, based on Ikhnaton's hymn. It is older than the Bible. Linda identifies herself and Eric as the ugly builders with claw-like hands who work with the god Hephaistos and kill Asklepios. The foursome needs not fear, for Shiva both destroys and restores and the time for restoration has begun. Phil realizes that the Rhipidon Society is out of its depth.

Death hides in every religion. VALIS has given healing and abolished...

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