Ancient religions

Borrowing From Egyptian Mythology

Reading time: Approximately 10-12 minutes. This post picks up where the “Rosetta Stone: A Portal to the Past” left off. Scholars had deciphered Egyptian hieroglyphics after the incredibly fortunate discovery of the engraved stone. The science of archeology was just gaining traction in the early nineteenth century and archeological teams were unearthing artifacts from Egyptian […]

The Bible’s Mystical Numbers

The Bible’s Mystical Numbers. Reading time: 6-7 minutes. I’ve always been intrigued by the numbers the Bible writers used repeatedly. To me, the Bible’s mystical numbers seemed to be code words with hidden meanings. Where they only significant in Jewish-Christian tradition or did those numbers have similar meanings in other cultures? This post is my […]

The Birth and Evolution of Satan

Reading time: About 7 minutes. Our understanding of Satan Most of us know who Satan is. Some view him as an imaginary, mythological character, while others believe he is 100% real. He can be a cartoon figure to some, and evil incarnate to others. He could be a material or a supernatural being. Whatever he […]

Origin of the Gregorian Calendar

Reading Time: About 4 minutes Most of us aren’t aware of the fascinating history of something we use every day—the Gregorian calendar. Pope Gregory XIII introduced it in 1582 to modify the inaccurate Julian calendar that was devised in 46 BC. Julius Caesar had introduced the Julian calendar to replace Rome’s ten-month calendar from 750 […]

The Dilemma, Clashing World-views, and the Solution

Reading Time: About 10 minutes Part One: The Dilemma   Sometime in our distant past, our species, homo sapiens, developed the mental capabilities we now possess. That first spark of intelligence was most likely inherited from species that preceded ours, although many people feel that it was directly instilled in us by some supernatural being. […]

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