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271. The Seer of Our Time. Part 2 (Oedipus and Akhnaton) [Velikovsky]
... analytical approach.5 He had known Freud since 1908 and was acquainted with his emphatic proclamations of loyalty to his race and ancestral faith, though Freud did not know the religious experience, the "oceanic feeling," as he called it. But Freud had written his book ten years earlier; and as the inner deliberations from dream to ... In that book Freud tried to prove that Moses was but a disciple of Akhnaton, the first monotheist; Akhnaton was "the first and perhaps the purest case of monotheistic religion in the history of humanity." One is surprised to read this evaluation of Akhnaton by the author of The Future of an Illusion, in which Freud described religion ...
272. The Literature of the Bible (Moons, Myths and Man) [Books]
... various nations in various stages of their development. It represents a fair though entirely arbitrary selection of writings which are neither historical nor mythological in any strict sense. The Jewish religious beliefs have gone through a very peculiar process of sublimation in the course of which a divine glamour was thrown over all the hard facts', till faith developed out ... a religion of experience a religion of revelation. This necessitated frequent re-editing of the holy traditions, in which it was the great endeavour of the editors to clear away early, crude traits; and, as a result, the foundations of the Jewish religion have come down to us in an entirely corrupted form. We cannot deny that this ...
273. Society News: Dead Sea Scrolls [Journals] [SIS Review]
... Scroll and two others. The texts consist of bits of the Old Testament, including the virtually complete Isaiah and lots of fragments of every other book except Esther; various religious texts such as psalms and hymns; commentaries on the Bible; astrological texts; calendric texts; other writings like the Manual of Discipline, describing the extraordinarily strict rules ... they were written before or after the turn of the millennium - i.e . whether they predate Christianity completely, or could be part of the change to the new religion. Whatever dates are finally assigned, they put back by several centuries the dates for the earliest extant copies of most of the Jewish Bible and, according to one ...
274. The Foibles of Heretics [Books] [de Grazia books]
... highly vulnerable and unruly group within a miasma of ideas. We find a push-pull phenomenon occurring: the heretics are pushed out of conventional science and attract or pull in the religious, the occult, of ESP, "Ancient Astronauts," UFO's and astrology, the eccentric, and the revolutionary types. All of his provides a hustle and ... - erratic planets, forceful electricity in space, short geological time, etc. - - were deemed untrue. In fact, like the typical heretical group in politics or religion, they had logically to deny that the word "heretic" could apply to themselves; for theirs was the truth. To those who like myself believe that science ...
275. Velikovsky, Glasgow and Heinsohn Combined [Journals] [SIS Review]
... those who are, I shall refer here to three of these: (a ) knowledge of the use of iron; (b ) the arch; (c ) religious movement towards monotheism. The Pyramid Texts are full of references to iron. According to these, the four children of Horus have fingers of iron', whilst the ... Ur) illustrate is the advance it had made in architecture. The doorway of Rt789 was capped with a properly constructed brick arch' [6 ]. With regard to religion, scholars were astonished at the level of moral development displayed in the inscriptions of the Pyramid Age. There was even, apparently, a movement towards monotheism, with ...
276. Sagan's Pseudo-sagacity: Style As A Reflection Of Character (Or The Lack Thereof) [Journals] [Velikovskian]
... charged particles from Jupiter's radiation belt "Immolate the surface" of lo, one of Jupiter's moons. Immolate? Immolate means to kill a sacrificial victim, as in a religious rite. Do charged particles kill Io's surface? Perhaps they'd kill anything that might be living on Io's surface. Dr. Sagan could have used "sear" or ... ." But tell the average guy that fragments of his food are transmogrified into cellular machinery and you'll most likely have a disciple for life. Speaking of the influence of religion on science, Dr. Sagan informs us of the role played by "deviations . . . from the prevailing doxological preferences." Doxological? What does that mean ...
277. Thoth Vol II, No. 10: June 15, 1998 [Journals] [Thoth]
... , David Kelley has observed: "It has been clear to all serious students of Mesoamerican culture that there was an intimate relationship between astronomical knowledge, the calendar, and religious beliefs and rituals." Much the same point could be made with respect to all ancient cultures. Wherever one looks, one finds the same fascination with the heavenly ... to make. My own approach to myth attempts to make sense of the ancient traditions surrounding the various celestial bodies. It is well-known, in fact, that the earliest religions of Egypt, Mesopotamia, and Mesoamerica were characterized by a preoccupation with celestial phenomena. Of the latter culture, David Kelley has observed: "It has been clear ...
278. Sins Of The Father [Journals] [Aeon]
... ), a point emphasized by Velikovsky as well as Sweeney. Insofar as this treaty constitutes the earliest evidence for these prominent Indo-European gods, it is an important bit of religious history. Yet there is no evidence that the Medes worshipped any of these gods. On the contrary, it will be remembered that Ginenthal quoted the Encyclopedia to the ... the Mitanni pantheon," a statement as false as his proclamation that the Mitanni empire was "Median-speaking." [9 ] As evidenced by the extant texts, Mitanni religion was distinguished by its eclectic nature. The vast majority of the population- the Hurrian element- worshipped such gods as Teshub, Shauska (an Ishtar-like goddess) and ...
279. Thoth Vol III, No. 10: July 30, 1999 [Journals] [Thoth]
... the first people to introduce the notion of an _invisible_ god, something new, strange, and to many incomprehensible. Sacrifice did continue, however, as a religious practice, but of beasts rather than humans. In a passage in Exodus, God still demands the firstborn of all animals as _his_, but the firstborn ... the house of cards fall. Mel Acheson email@example.com- SATURN AND VENUS By Ted Bond, Ev Cochrane, Dave Talbott TED BOND SAYS: The Jewish religion, in its origins, aimed to put an end to planet-worship, especially of Saturn and Venus, who were worshipped together, and with it the universal practice of ...
280. The Cosmology Of Tawantinsuyu [Journals] [Kronos]
... the traditional views on these questions. While a reassessment of sorts did take place, it did not result in any significant changes in the accepted views on the political and religious life of Tawantinsuyu. A thorough re-evaluation is overdue. In particular, the notion that a solar cult was supreme in Tawantinsuyu is no longer tenable. Until the publication ... IX No. 2 (Winter 1984) Home | Issue Contents The Cosmology Of Tawantinsuyu Jan N. Sammer See also Note (1 ). The traditional view of Inca religion was built chiefly on the writings of Garcilaso de la Vega, Bartolome de las Casas, and Pedro Cieza de Leon. In the Commentarios Reales of the hispanicized Inca ...
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