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10 Ancient Religions That Are Still Followed Today including: The Church Of Thor And Odin,Zoroastrianism,Tu’er Shen,Pagans Of Russia,followers Of The Greek Gods,Nahua Aztec religion and more.

"Atlantean figures" from the Nahua culture of the Toltecs at Tula. photo: wikipedia.orgThe old beliefs have changed. Ancient religions have had to adapt to a new world and, in many cases, barely resemble the faiths that once covered the world. To the...
by Potent Scientia Est on Dec 16, 2016

Opposites Distract

In the current political climate—and not just in the United States, as Brexit reminds us—opposites seem to be the order of the day. The middle ground seems to have fallen out as those frantic for turning back the clock to … Continue reading...

Popular Eternity

Popular culture, it seems to me, mediates reality. The media of various descriptions teach us what to think, and even if there is a religiously “orthodox” answer to questions, we will weigh it in the scales against what larger society … Con...

Freezes Over

A good metaphor gone bad can do a lot of damage. Like a loose cannon. Hell is a bad neighborhood for metaphors. Taken literally Hell can be hell. So it is that many evangelical Christians are abandoning the concept. Jumping … Continue reading &...

Footprints in the Snow

A friend keenly aware of my interest in the unusual sent me a story about the “Devil’s Footprints” that sometimes occur in snow. The article focuses on an instance in England in 1855 but which was reprised in 2009. The … Continue reading...

Who the Devil?

Those who’ve studied the history of ancient West Asian religions know that the concept of a devil, as a character, derives from Zoroastrian origins. In Zarathustra’s dualistic worldview, the forces of evil were concentrated in an “a...

3 forts and a dakhma: Exploring a bygone era

Scattered across the vast Karakalpakstan region in the north-western part of Uzbekistan are the remains of many fortified settlements. These fortified settlements or qalas extend into the Khorezm Province in western Uzbekistan as well and also into t...
by My Favourite Things on Dec 10, 2015

Apocalypse When?

We want to understand what worms through the mind of terrorists, and yet we don’t want to be bothered with religion. For decades universities have been shutting down departments of religion because they don’t make money. Religions aren’t materi...

Iran, mon amour (ep. 5). Yazd, orasul care ma transporta in timp

Este ora 6 dimineata in Yazd. S-a incheiat perioada programata sa stam in Yazd si nu am avut timp sa ma bucur de acest oras pe care il iubesc. M-am trezit la rasarit pentru a putea sa ma plimb pe ulitele vechiului oras, sa descopar turnurile sale man...
by Imperator travel on Oct 16, 2014

Iran, mon amour (ep. 5). Yazd, orasul care ma transporta in timp

Este ora 6 dimineata in Yazd. S-a incheiat perioada programata sa stam in Yazd si nu am avut timp sa ma bucur de acest oras pe care il iubesc. M-am trezit la rasarit pentru a putea sa ma plimb pe ulitele vechiului oras, sa descopar turnurile sale man...
by Imperator travel on Oct 16, 2014

Write the Truth

Publication is a tricky business. Just ask my friend, K. Marvin Bruce. Marvin and I have known each other for years as he’s been trying to break into fiction publishing. I don’t envy him. His novel, Passion of the Titans, … Continue reading...

Zoroastrianism is …

Zoroastrianism Zoroastrianism /ˌzɒroʊˈxstriənɪzəm/, also called Mazdaism and Magianism, is an ancient Iranian religion and a religious philosophy. It was once the state religion of the Achaemenid Empire and Sassanid Empire. Estimates of the nu...
by What is this ? on Jul 14, 2013

Pe Drumul Matasii: Uzbekistan, Turkmenistan si Iran. Episod 10. Teheran, Kashan si Abyaneh

  Reiau astazi, povestirile lui Codrin din drumul lui pe drumul matasii. L-am lasat la Teheran, dar el a mai continuat o “bucla” prin Iran, inainte de a se intoarce acasa. Va invit sa cititi despre ultimele zile din Iran si implicit de p...
by Imperator travel on Jul 24, 2012


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