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301. The Ark Myth [Books]
... Beginning: God by H. S. Bellamy CD Home | Contents In the Beginning: God XIV The Ark Myth The account of the deluge in the Book of Genesis is given exclusively in the words of P', probably ... they stand; the teleological speculations of the Ark Myth and similar traits in other deluge myths, are entirely without mythological meaning. Regarded from the opposite point of view, however, namely that the impending disaster had made man and ... thy ship]. ' Of late this translation has been improved upon at a certain point, though Assyrologists and mythologists are somewhat at a loss what the new rendering might mean, and therefore do not insist upon it. The ...
302. Aeon Volume I, Number 4: Contents [Journals] [Aeon]
... From: Aeon Volume 1, Number 4 (July 1988) Texts Home | Aeon Home AEON A Symposium on Myth and Science Volume I, Number 4 July, 1988 Copyright (c ) 1988 and Published by: The Kronia ... and Development, describes a theoretical two-planet system in which the two orbs share a common rotational axis, producing the mythical world mountain. Page 36 The Saturn Myth: A Tentative Physical Model Physicist Robert Driscoll submits a preliminary model for ... the groundwork for a new approach to the origins of the solar system. Page 77 Heracles and the Planet Mars Mythologist Ev Cochrane examines one of the world's best-known warrior-heroes, finding repeated and persuasive links to the planet Mars and the ...
303. Atlantis - The Lost Continent Finally Found [Journals] [SIS Internet Digest]
... comparative religion, philosophy and so on. Second, we had the luck to find the Key to the ancient myths and traditions, so that the difficult alchemical allegories and the mythical enigmas which mainly have to do with Atlantean secrets ... both the exact and the human sciences including geology, astronomy, paleontology, archaeology, linguistics, ethnology, comparative mythology, comparative religion, philosophy and so on. Second, we had the luck to find the Key to the ... by subjects which range from the strictly scientific (Linguistic, Geologic, Ethnologic, etc.) to the purely mythical and religious ones. [Extracts below]: Q1: What are indeed Atlantis and Lemuria? A: Atlantis ...
304. Collective Amnesia: A Brief History of the Concept [Journals] [Kronos]
... human inquiry is what Vico calls "imaginative universals," which David Bidney, in "Vico's New Science of Myth" (1969), defines in this way- "An imaginative universal is an epistemic fact; it is ... present study than his euhemeristic investigation of myth. The wide occurrence of similar motifs in so much of the world's mythologies led him to accept, for example, the reality of the Noachian flood as an act of divine providence. ... method of mythic analysis also lies behind his influential cyclic view of history. Graeco-Roman myth usually portrays the development of history in terms of the Four (sometimes Five) Ages of Man. The first, or Golden Age, is ...
305. Part III: The Legends [Ragnarok] [Books]
... 3 | Part 4 Full PDF online at Internet Archive Part III: The Legends CHAPTER 1. THE NATURE OF MYTHS. In a primitive people the mind of one generation precisely repeats the minds of all former generations; the construction ... All over European Germany, France, Spain, Switzerland, England, Scotland, Ireland the exploits of the oldest mythological heroes, figuring in the Sagas, Eddas, and Nibelungen Lied, have been ascribed, in the folk-lore and ... Cuzco, surrounded by a sacred grove, and enclosed with temples of great antiquity. From its hallowed recesses the mythical civilisers of Peru, the first of men, emerged, and in it, during the time of the flood ...
306. Aeon Volume II, Number 1: Contents [Journals] [Aeon]
... From: Aeon Volume 2, Number 1 (1989) Texts Home | Aeon Home AEON A Symposium on Myth and Science Volume II, Number 1 Copyright (c ) 1989 and Published by: The Kronia Group, 9805 ... explosions. PAGE 23 Servant of the Sun God David Talbott begins a comprehensive summary of the Mars archetype in world mythology. How is it that a singular mythical figure can appear at once as demiurge and barbarian; trickster and fool ... loyal servant of the sun god and prototypical demon? PAGE 37 On Comets and Kings Worldwide myths and images of comets are examined by Ev Cochrane, who shows that, taken in their entirety, they echo the story of a ...
307. Tektites and China's Dragon [Journals] [Kronos]
... (10) This attempt on the mythographers' part, however, failed because there is nothing in the two myths that connects them with each other and there is reason to believe that the legend of the Black Dragon refers to ... the time of its origin. It is precisely in this that Sutherland missed one of his cues; for the mythology of the Chinese dragon shows him in close association with the very celestial body which caused the cataclysms so well described ... this horned monster, Kung Kung, is to be categorized as a "dragon" should be evident from the mythographers' attempt to equate it with another member of this celestial breed, namely the Black Dragon that was slain by ...
308. The Bible as History? [Journals] [SIS Review]
... in the Bible by Robin Lane Fox (Viking, 1991; Penguin, 1992) Secrets of the Times: Myth and History in Biblical Chronology by Jeremy Hughes (JSOT, Sheffield, 1990) Robin Lane Fox is a historian ... of 50 times 49-year cycles between the Creation and the settlement in Canaan. The purpose of such a chronology is mythical rather than historical: it expresses the belief that history is ordered according to a divine plan (cf. Wolfe's ... and Babylon). Our problems arise from the efforts of the later biblical redactors, who tended to schematise and mythicise. Certain books of the Bible contain chronologies which are irremediably schematic, e.g . Genesis and Judges, ...
309. Thoth Vol III, No. 6: March 31, 1999 [Journals] [Thoth]
... same way that modern science does. Therefore, everything they said, every observation they preserved was wrong. A myth is a myth, a story made up to explain a world too complex for a primitive mind to comprehend. ... is why: Science, in its quest to explain every detail of a stable system, closes an eye to mythology. It assumes that the ancients didn't understand creation, evolution, astronomy, geology, etc., in the ... one tiny solar system], but because it observes these events with both the analytic eye of science and the mythical eye of religion, it has a stronger sense of depth. Catastrophists experience a stereoscopic perception by comparing the stability ...
310. Thoth Vol II, No. 6: March 31, 1998 [Journals] [Thoth]
... phenomena have simply gone unseen. The Saturn model provides the conceptual framework in which to perceive a global intelligibility. Myth becomes admissible as evidence. Our ancestors were not superstitious idiots but another generation of a species that has always used ... aware of a lot of sensations that are excluded from perception because existing paradigms provide no meaningful framework for understanding. Mythology has long been a morass, written off as superstition and fiction. Electric phenomena have simply gone unseen. The ... and satellites are expected. And the two models intersect. Expected features of the electric universe become the objects of mythic descriptions otherwise lacking referents. Together, the two models enable the perception of a scheme of order that encompasses atoms ...
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