Art and Architecture of Early Christianity

Waldemar Januszczak shows how Christianity emerged into the Roman Empire as an artistic force in the third and fourth centuries. Early Christians had no art but practised in secret and Januszczak purports the Rotas Square found throughout the Roman Empire such as at Pompeii were early Christian symbols along with the fish and anchor. With …

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The Virgin Birth of the Egyptian Messiah…Horus & The Pattern for the Christian Nativity Scene

In this set of engravings we have the Annunciation, the Conception, the Birth, and the Adoration as described in the first and second chapter of Luke's Gospel. These scenes, which were mythical in Egypt, have been copied or reproduced as historical in the Canonical Gospels. In the temple of Amun at the site of Luxor …

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The Secrets of Haiti’s Living Dead

In seeking scientific documentation of the existence of zombies, anthropologist Wade Davis found himself looking beyond the stereotype and mysteries of voodoo and directly into a cohesive system of social control in rural Haiti: Five years ago, a man walked into l’Estère, a village in central Haiti, approached a peasant woman named Angelina Narcisse, and …

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The Importance of Disobeying God

One of my favorites points to bring up with those who defend middle eastern religion and their "God" is that it is actually of vital importance that we disobey "His" commands. Case and point: Take a look at the 10 commandments of the "Lord". One of the most sacred of commands deals with how to …

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Quenching God’s Thirst for Blood

1) Capital Punishment Crimes: Kill People Who Don't Listen to Priests Anyone arrogant enough to reject the verdict of the judge or of the priest who represents the LORD your God must be put to death.  Such evil must be purged from Israel. (Deuteronomy 17:12 NLT) Kill Witches You should not let a sorceress live. …

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Jesus Outside the Bible: Part 3 – Pliny, Tacitus and Suetonius

There are three Greco-Roman pagan passages extremely important to the defenders of the Christian myth. They are the works of three major non-Christian writers of the late 1st and early 2nd centuries – Tacitus, Suetonius, and Pliny the Younger. Let’s closely examine these passages and see why they cannot serve us as justification for reliable …

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Easter and the Dying Man-God Motif

Let me break down most celebrated of Christian holidays: Easter The name "Easter" originated with the names of an ancient Goddess and Gods. The Venerable Bede, (672-735 CE.) a Christian scholar, first asserted in his book De Ratione Temporum that Easter was named after a Germanic fertility goddess, Eostra. [1] She was the Great Mother …

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