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... early nineteenth century gradualists (also called uniformitarians) has been that they were true scientists, in marked contrast to their rivals, the catastrophists, whose ideas were dominated by religious dogma. However, the reputations of both groups have now been re-assessed in books such as Anthony Hallam's Great Geological Controversies [1 ], Stephen Jay Gould's Time's Arrow ... history that Cuvier, otherwise so perceptive, locked himself into such either-or thinking. He rejected evolution, though not out of any conscious desire to make his science conform to religion, but primarily as a defense of extinction. To Cuvier the fossil evidence seemed to favour extinction as the simplest and most obvious interpretation of what happened to prehistoric life ...
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422. Venus, Mars ... and Saturn [Journals] [SIS Review]
... flower of the sky' [28]. Chinese skywatchers termed Venus the flowery star' [29]. The ancient Sumerians, with a rational purpose typical of ancient religious symbolism, included the eight-petaled rosette among the sacred symbols for the planet goddess Inanna. (Scholars of ancient art have concluded that the eight-pointed star is cognate with the ... Mars .. . and Saturn by Ev Cochrane Ev Cochrane is the publisher of Aeon. He is the author of Martian Metamorphoses: The Planet Mars in Ancient Myth and Religion as well as the forthcoming The Many Faces of Venus. Summary Velikovsky's book The Age of Saturn has never been published but researchers in the USA have continued to investigate ...
Terms matched: 2  -  Score: 422  -  05 Mar 2003  -  URL: /online/pubs/journals/review/v1998n2/16venus.htm
423. Phallic Worship in the Modern World [Journals] [Aeon]
... glen behind the world-famous Japanese Tea Garden. And then, as if through a sudden urge, in October of 1993, someone decided to turn this cement barrier into a religious shrine that has drawn pilgrims from as far away as India itself. Why? Because, like the icy stalagmite at the Amarnath cave-shrine, the barrier was seen to ... intent is to pay homage to the icy semblance of a penis. Hinduism, however, is hardly a sect: It is, instead, one of the world's great religions. And its adherents are no less devout than those of other modern faiths including Christianity. To Hindus, the lingam is a symbol of Shiva himself, of potency ...
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424. The Battle In The Sky, Part 1 Venus Ch.3 (Worlds in Collision) [Velikovsky] [Velikovsky Worlds in Collision]
... leaping back and forth under the discharges of the flaming globe, was regarded as a separate body, inimical to the globe of the comet. A full survey of the religious and folklore motifs which mirror this event would require more space than is at my disposal here; it is difficult to find a people or tribe on the earth that ... 3, 8. 5. Ibid. 6. Psalms 89 : 10-12. 7. Isaiah 51 : 9-10 8. See S. Reinach, Cults, Myths and Religion (1912), pp. 42ff; H. Gunkel, Schöpfung und Chaos in Urzeit und Endzeit (1895); J. Pedersen, Israel, Its Life ...
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425. Apollo and the Planet Mars [Journals] [Aeon]
... , 1970), p. 119. 18. Ibid., p. 126. 19. Ibid., p. 118. 20. M. Jastrow, Religious Belief in Babylonia and Assyria (New York, 1911), p. 108. 21. Sawyer & Stephenson, op. cit., p. 471. ... pestilence and its eradicator, prompting several scholars to speak of the god's Janus-character. (27) The Akkadian Erra possessed similar powers, as did Reseph in Egyptian and Ugaritic religion. (28) An ancient form of this god of pestilence, according to Michael Astour, was the Amorite Maras. Astour observes that: "Maras is the ...
Terms matched: 2  -  Score: 421  -  30 Jul 2008  -  URL: /online/pubs/journals/aeon/vol0101/03apollo.htm
426. The Sign and the Seal by Graham Hancock [Journals] [SIS Workshop]
... not only with Leviticus chapters 4 and 5, but also to a passage in the Mishna, which the monk is hardly likely to have read. This means that the religious people on this remote island had not only continued to pass on the knowledge of the practice for 800 years after leaving its place of origin, but for a further ... years after having given up the religion and, moreover, the sacred relic which gave rise to the rite. Another exciting reference to old customs was at Gondar where the author went to witness the festival of Timkat. It seems that every church in Ethiopia has a replica of the Ark called a Tabot and at Timkat these are all brought ...
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... reaction started well before the time. Although Trevor agreed that the Dark Age' was in some respects a period of stasis, there also appeared to be a continuity of religious and political development with written and archaeological evidence. For there to even have been a 300 year error in datings there would have had to have been a world wide ... between many different cultures and religions, so Trevor was now convinced that the conventional chronology of the Christian era was correct. After a break for tea Trevor entertained us with what he termed holiday photographs' of Thera and Akrotiri, taken during a recent history tour with David Rohl. These showed a mural showing people setting out in boats from ...
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428. Thanatos and Anastasis [Journals] [Aeon]
... overall picture. Easter Sunday As previously noted, the date of Jesus' resurrection has also been assigned to the 25th of March, (9 ) thereby superimposing another Christian religious belief upon a pagan stratum. Osiris, Attis, Mithras, and Dionysus were all purported to have been resurrected on this very same date; (10) however ... " Journal of Biblical Literature, LXXXIV (Sept. 1965), p. 290. 9. T.W . Doane, Bible Myths and Their Parallels in Other Religions (N .Y ., 1882), pp. 225, note 7, 226. The Montanists, who are called Pepuzites and Phrygians, may have held ...
Terms matched: 2  -  Score: 421  -  30 Jul 2008  -  URL: /online/pubs/journals/aeon/vol0304/024thana.htm
... ) of carnelian." (22) And most significantly this innermost, masculine "heart" will be seen to be strictly synonymous with the unborn warrior-hero, whom the religious texts declare to have been conceived in the hat-heart of the sun god. (Thus, while the god Shu is born in the hat-heart of Ra, the warrior-hero ... . But in the case of Venus- a planet represented by turquoise stones even in the Americas (77)- no such explanation will work. Yet long after the religion of the ancient Egyptians had faded, the tradition of a reddish Mars lodged within a green or turquoise Venus was remembered by the alchemists, as indicated by the words ...
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430. Velikovsky and his Heroes [Articles]
... years he adds of course that anti-Semitism has been fed from many other sources. Both believing Jews and believing Christians of varying persuasions see anti-Semitism as a moral problem, a religious question, an assault by the devil, or fearful judgments of God. The late Zvi Rix of Jerusalem went far in linking anti-Semitism to the traumas of terror that ... who finally slew the dragon of the Amalekites, those Bronze Age Nazis against whom even Moses had failed, and it was Saul who was cursed by Samuel, representing organised religion, a force which Velikovsky opposed in the form of the bondage of the temple ritual, and in the person of Ezra. Saul, like Ahab after him, ...
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