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“Methuselah” was not the name of an actual person, but the name given to the eighth of the churches in line from the church called “Adam” (AC 523). The chief characteristic of this church was that it had perception. However, the perception of Methuselah was general and obscure in comparison with earlier posterities of Adam, with a resulting decrease in wisdom and intelligence (AC 524). The church called Methuselah expired just before the flood (AC 533).
Adam, Enoch 'Who Walked with God', Lamech, Perception, Posterities
Passages relating to Methuselah and the Ancient Churches:
AC 463; AC 483; AC 515; AC 516; AC 523; AC 524; AC 525; AC 533
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