They are gifted with enormous magical powers and are therefore godlike in their interactions with humankind.
How godlike, how immortal, is he?
The heart protests against the severance of death, and claims the continuance of love's communion after death; and as man feels that love is what is most godlike in his nature, love's claim has supreme authority.
Their earliest writers regarded the latter as the seat of the oldest and most godlike of mankind.
In Jesus Hegel finds the expression for something higher than mere morality: he finds a noble spirit which rises above the contrasts of virtue and vice into the concrete life, seeing the infinite always embracing our finitude, and proclaiming the divine which is in man and cannot be overcome by error and evil, unless the man close his eyes and ears to the godlike presence within him.