What does sage represent spiritually?
Burning sage has long been used to connect to the spiritual realm or enhance intuition. For healers and laypeople in traditional cultures, burning sage is used to achieve a healing state — or to solve or reflect upon spiritual dilemmas. This may have some scientific basis, too.
What does sage mean in religion?
A sage (Ancient Greek: σοφός, sophos), in classical philosophy, is someone who has attained wisdom. The term has also been used interchangeably with a ‘good person’ (Ancient Greek: ἀγαθός, agathos), and a ‘virtuous person’ (Ancient Greek: σπουδαῖος, spoudaios).
What is the wisdom of sages in the Bible?
The books of Proverbs and Ecclesiastes are sometimes called the “wisdom literature.” The sages of the ancient Near East realized the superiority of wisdom over knowledge, for wisdom encompasses knowledge and includes understanding and moral conduct.