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31. Discussion [Journals] [Aeon]
... , beginning with the publication of Velikovsky's Worlds in Collision in 1950, have been prompted to do so primarily by religious motives deeply rooted in Biblical fundamentalism. It appears to this writer that the catastrophists have found a supportive and interested ... of the phenomenon of cataformity, the natural construct of a cataclysmic fluvial event 26,000 years ago. Fundamentalist Religion and Catastrophism SPEAKER: Anthony Larson To some catastrophists, like their uniformitarian cousins, any hint of Biblical fundamentalism among ... be wise on the part of those conducting research into history from a catastrophist viewpoint to be more tolerant of the religionists among their readers? Isn't the study of catastrophism also the study of the very origins of religion? Why, ...
32. "Let There be Light" [Journals] [Kronos]
... describing the actual train of ancient events, even if garbed in more fanciful terms when judged by "accepted" religious standards, than do the authorized sequels we find embodied between the covers of the Christianized Bible. The Book of ... in understanding the religio-cosmological beliefs of ancient times. When we compare such works with those of other nations and other religions, we often come to the realization that, in matters cosmogonical, these "unaccepted" literary compositions come closer ... in Europe. Like the somewhat similar Book of Job, Enoch contains much that is of value in understanding the religio-cosmological beliefs of ancient times. When we compare such works with those of other nations and other religions, we often ...
33. Night of the Gods: Disputatio Circularis [Books]
... Dance of the Stars is another figure for the revolution of the heavens; and that leads to the discussion of religious and which is found among all races of men, together with circular worship by walking round Trees, Shrines, ... pietistic and ritualistic ruing in all and every race, in all and every creed, the `mystery of revealed religion ' which is never any more than a sphinx-riddle, and generally some mere archaic devinaille. But even that last ... enholds the divine as well as the divining, for there was an early time in all breeds of men when, in the matter of divines and diviners, six of one were half-a-dozen of the other, for their pious frequenters ...
34. Discussion [Journals] [Aeon]
... were imagined by their recorders. Science, in adopting uniformitarianism, seems to have a faith construct not unlike the religious community in this regard. When recorded data cannot be valid as compared to the reference of currently popular theory, ... Science is generated by and devoted to free inquiry...The suppression of uncomfortable ideas may be common in religion and politics, but is not the path to knowledge...We do not know in advance who will ... and follow it wherever it may lead. Larson would like to set aside "the narrow view held by some religionists that all things connected with the worship of God...are spiritual, and therefore not subject to analysis ...
35. Forget Amnesia [Journals] [Aeon]
... point, a clash of worldviews during the time of Pericles moved Greek culture to discard its catastrophic history. Traditional religious belief in celestial gods was opposed and undermined by rational philosophical inquiry. Philosophers are explaining away the gods, reactionaries ... supplant rote learning. When modern, anti-authoritarian culture triumphed, the old rote memory system withered along with the antiquated religion cast aside. More to the point, a clash of worldviews during the time of Pericles moved Greek culture to ... and religion. Their acolytes, well versed in those superannuated pitched battles, were determined to maintain science as a religion-free zone. Someone quoting the Bible as scientific evidence? Come on, get rid of this guy! The denial ...
36. The Saturn Problem [Journals] [SIS Review]
... Akhenaten to elevate Aten, the god of the Sun-disk, to the status of supreme deity in Egypt but Akhenaten's religious reforms were completely eradicated during the reign of his successor Tutankhamun and the ascendancy of Amun was restored. Likewise in ... Saturn's importance to the ancients forms the centrepiece of one of the most baffling mysteries of ancient astronomy, history and religion. Within the pantheons or families of deities worshipped by our ancestors, the gods and goddesses of the planets often ... in Jastrow op. cit. p. 172. 25. F. Boll, Kronos-Helios', Archiv fur Religionswissenschaft 19 (1919), pp. 92-98. 26. R. Beck, Planetary Gods and Planetary Order in ...
37. The Miracles of the Exodus by Colin Humphries and The Moses Legacy by Graham Phillips (Book reviews) [Journals] [SIS Review]
... of pharaoh, and the firstborn of their livestock. First born male animals were set apart to be used at religious sacrificial meals and their meat was fed to the priests. He suggests the Egyptians also regarded first born animals as ... without a name, a unique concept, he declares. He also says that Judaism was a small and insignificant religion until Alexander conquered Palestine in 333 BC and as a result of this many Greeks, and various peoples ruled by ... different interpretation of Yahweh worship. The plot thickens, as Jeroboam I did not regard the Jerusalem Temple as the religion's most sacred site, and even condemned it as sacrilegious. He exalted Bethel, which means, says Phillips, ...
38. Sothis and the Morning Star in the Pyramid Texts [Journals] [Aeon]
... identified Aphrodite with Isis. (34) It is commonly acknowledged, moreover, that Aphrodite's cult was influenced by religious concepts from the ancient Near East, where the Sumerian Inanna and Akkadian Ishtar among others were identified with the planet ... Sothis and the Morning Star in the Pyramid Texts Ev Cochrane It has frequently been observed that star-worship pervades the earliest religion of Egypt. Certainly this is true of that religion as it is represented in the Pyramid Texts. (1 ... identical, although it does not contain any reference to the Jubilee. See H. Bonnet, Reallexikon der agyptischen Religionsgeschicte (Berlin, 1952), p. 743. 18. R. Faulkner, "The King and the ...
39. The Milky Way [Journals] [Aeon]
... is most compelling: Not only do these very themes feature prom-inently in the Pyramid Texts- the oldest body of religious texts to be found anywhere in the world- the Egyptian language, with its emphasis upon the concrete, provides ... . With the supplanting of these prim-eval suns and planets- in many ways the focal point of ancient myth and religion- the ancient skywatchers sought substitutes amongst the stars and constellations which appeared in the wake of the cataclysm. Traditions ... 5 (1991), pp. 14-29. 84. F. Boll, "Kronos-Helios," Archiv fur Religionswissenschaft 19 (1916-1919), pp. 343ff. 85. Epinomis 987c. Note that some authorities think that this ...
40. Jerusalem -- City of Venus [Journals] [Kronos]
... and hopes of a world. Its fascination is not limited to visitors of any one, or even any, religious attitude. In this city. . the past, the present, and the future all seem to jostle each ... discussion, but only by studying it on its own ground as it is exhibited in the actual working of early religion .. .. The problem must be attacked in detail, and for many reasons the most suitable point of ... as places for offerings to the planet-gods, chiefly Venus (Baal)."(82) Unfortunately, Solomon's religio-architectural policy doomed the United Monarchy and sealed its fate from without and within. "Jerusalem, with its foreign deities ...
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