2020Hardwick speaks of the Nile as follows: 2020I sometimes permit myself to say that, if Christianity had not carried the day, Mithraicism would have become the religion of the world 2020They did not sprinkle themselves with it, to be sure, or help themselves from a vessel at the door, as you expre
Govt.I confess, if Petrarch had witnessed the bathing in the river at some small town, I would the sooner take it for a native rite of the ancient Germani; at Cologne, the holy city so renowned for its relics, I rather suspect it to be a custom first introduced by Christian tradition.%u201D Govt.Thu
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Banks:Further, what says He? %u2018And there was a river flowing on the right, and from it arose beautiful trees; and whosoever shall eat of them shall live forever.%u2019 This meaneth that we indeed descend into the water full of sins and defilement, but come up bearing fruit in our heart, having t
Passion!The sanctities, the powers, the symbols, and even the utensils of the ancient faith have been assumed, if not usurped or legitimately inherited, by its successors Passion!But what is an attribute to the genus reappears likewise in the species Passion!Thus it is used by Virgil, ..
PresidentAnother illustration of the utterly unmeaning and fanciful interpretations of Scripture is found in Fragments from Commentaries on Various Books of Scripture, by Hippolytus, Bishop of Rome PresidentTo these He gave authority to preach the gospel, being twelve in number, corresponding to the
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GuideThe river into which this fountain ran was sacred, and named Halesus; it was called Anelon, An-El-On, Fons Dei Solis GuideI noticed the coil of a serpent carved around one or two of the most conspicuous symbols of male generative energy, and the combination appeared to be very significant and i