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351. Velikovsky's Mythology, Accepting the Premise... [Journals] [SIS Workshop]
... ' events were, to primitive man, highly mysterious and potentially threatening: of course civilised man would not create myths to explain why the Sun rises every day or why plants grow in summer rather than winter; but early man ... From: SIS Workshop Vol 6 No 1 (May 1985) Home | Issue Contents Velikovsky's Mythology, Accepting the Premise...Chris Boyles "Accepting the premise that the major gods have an astronomical origin... ... opinion, backed up by those of one or two others, that catastrophic events are more likely to instigate a myth-making process than everyday events.(3 ) Certainly it is likely that earth-shaking disasters would do just that, and ...
352. The Mount of Salvation [Books]
... H. S. Bellamy CD Home | Contents In the Beginning: God XV The Mount of Salvation All deluge myths of the world which do not tell that the flood hero and his party, and some of their chattels, ... get-up is so different from the tame, not to say tedious, descriptions in the surrounding text that even the mythologically inexperienced eye does not fail to be struck at once. We refer to the experiences of Lot in the nineteenth ... be exalted above, the hills and all nations shall Iow unto it. ' It goes without saying that the mythical Mount Zion, whose name means something like the Dry One' or the High One', is not the ...
353. Deluge Warnings (Moons, Myths and Man) [Books]
... From: Moons, Myths and Man by H. S. Bellamy CD Rom Home Last | Contents | Next 13 Deluge Warnings The period immediately before the Great Flood must have been eventful and ominous. The impending catastrophe cast ... Tumbainot of the Masai was warned by a god; the good spirit Aba warned his beloved Choctaws. In Mexican mythology the god Titlacuhuan warned the just man Nata and his wife Nena. The Wichita Indians heard a voice from heaven ... In the Apocalypse voices from heaven are repeatedly mentioned. The flood was foreseen by Kunyan of the Hares, while the Tlinkit were warned by their wizards. The ancestor of the Bolivian Yurucaré foresaw the great fire-flood and saved himself in ...
354. A Tale Of Two Venuses [Journals] [Velikovskian]
... and Immanuel Velikovsky, (New York, 1996) titled "Bob Forrest and Venus as a Comet in World Myths," and "Cometary Venus" respectively, pages 442-486, we have a marvelous collation of mythic evidence that ... on a cometary orbit, would have generated dust that reflects the terrestrial planets. When we add to this Velikovsky's mythological evidence for a cometary Venus in facts, (1977), Worlds in Collision, and especially David Talbot's paper ... dust for years remained in suspension high in the Venusian atmosphere to generate additional dust. After citing some of Velikovsky's mythic evidence he adds: "So it seems evident that Venus did indeed wear a beard in ancient times .. ...
355. The Stream Surrounding the Earth [Journals] [SIS Review]
... , there is a tradition of water existing before anything else [2 ]. Clark also recognises the commonality of myths, that before the beginnings of all things was the Primordial Abyss of Waters, stretching endlessly in all directions [ ... surrounding the Earth. This took centre stage in all religions. An essential element of all the religions was the mythologies - the attempt at describing what transpired. As the religions dimmed with time - were modified, corrupted and finally ... from an endless sea, a sky river with an inexhaustible supply of sweet water. The Navaho Indians had the mythical whirling lake' or whirlpool called To-nihilin, waters that flow around', which had no outlet and no bottom ...
356. Velikovsky & Saturnists & the Gods [Journals] [SIS Internet Digest]
... . This one point strikes to the very heart of Velikovskian thinking, and is the major motivation for the Saturn Myth. These notions absolutely require that the behaviour of the gods as described in myth precisely reconstruct the true dynamic behaviour ... were not created by people who were likely to think anything at all like the way we do. These "mytho-historical" paradigms, like the Saturn Myth, and Velikovsky's "theory" can be immediately rejected as illogical at the ... no good reason to presume that there is any such connection between reality and myth as they presume. Remember that myth-makers did not think or feel about the sky as we do. We fly around in the sky, and above ...
357. The Creation of the Earth -- the Second Account [Books]
... Account is mythological' in general tenor. In spite of that however, arid iii notable distinction from the creation myths of other peoples, it contains nothing that is absurd, fantastic, or grotesque. Only the general colouring appears ... very fragmentary, but those few passages that we find are most precious. They are evidently drawn from an early mythological' narrative of the creation a highly coloured popular account which the redactor of the first chapter of Genesis excluded almost ... 14) - It tells that the hero, Athrajen, killed the giant Ferraun and threw his body into the mythical lake, Thamgurth. This caused its waters to rise in a great flood which submerged the whole Earth. Indeed ...
358. The Repeopling of the Earth [Books]
... H. S. Bellamy CD Home | Contents In the Beginning: God IX The Repeopling of the Earth The myths of the creation' of man and of woman are closely connected with the myths dealing with the re-peopling of the ... a prototypical pair. But as we have learnt in the early chapters of this book, the reporter of the mythological matter in the first chapter of the Book of Genesis did not describe original or primordial creation, but gave only ... 25) And he said, Cursed be Canaan .. . This angry vehemence is suspicious, for at that mythical time the Jewish injunction, Exodus xx. 12, had not yet been formulated. What, then, had ...
359. Enheduanna and the Goddess Inanna [Journals] [SIS Review]
... richness of their experience. However, much of the literature of the time (certainly that portion thought of as myth') is so unusual in content and so different from modern understanding that scholars are wont to regard it as ... it is logical to conclude that the hymn actually describes this critical happening. 2. The tradition hypothesis' Most mythological material can be regarded as traditional writing, the copying (often with embellishment) of long established patterns of thought ... motif, associations, etc. There are two main reasons why the tradition hypothesis' should not apply to Enheduanna and her compositions. Firstly, there is the argument adduced above regarding the wavering in Enheduanna's religious affiliation. One would ...
360. Folklore, Part 2 Mars Ch.6 (Worlds in Collision) [Velikovsky] [Velikovsky Worlds in Collision]
... the role the planets played in the history of the world retreated ever further into oblivion, the interpretation of nature myths as referring to the sun or the moon became more and more widespread. In the nineteenth century it was the ... folklore. As early as pre-Christian times these legends were subjected to interpretation, many interpreters recognizing the symbolic character of mythology. With Macrobius in the fourth Christian century, there begins a tendency to see in many gods of Egyptian and ... this subject has correctly pointed out this fact, "What is quite normal in nature and society rarely excites the myth-making imagination which is more likely to be kindled by the abnormal., some startling catastrophe, some terrible violation of ...
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