Library: Historical Documents: Kersey Graves: The World’s Sixteen Crucified Saviors The World’s Sixteen Crucified Saviors Or Christianity Before Christ Sixth . Rival Claims of The Saviors. It is claimed by the disciples of Jesus Christ that he was of supernatural and divine origin; that, although he was woman conceived. The World’s Sixteen Crucified Saviors has ratings and 17 reviews. Toni said: I knew of other religions claiming the same miracles but I had no idea t.
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It is the case of the God Yu, who was concealed in a manner similar to that of Moses — a commemoration of the story of which is perpetuated by cruciied image or picture of the virgin mother with a babe upon her knee — sometimes in her arms.
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The World’s Sixteen Crucified Saviors: Christianity Before Christ
They are represented on saviods Hindoo zodiac, at least three thousand years old, and on the cfucified Egyptian planispheres. Odin of the Scandinavians. Page 1 1 Start over Page 1 1. And after Chronicles had registered Zorobabel as the son of Penniah, Matthew and Luke, assuming to become “wise above what was written,” both declare that he was the son of Salathiel. Readers should supplement this with some Joseph Campbell, who covers If you’re looking for another view on religion, this book is an interesting place to start.
This is Some of the most irresponsible writing I have ever seen. But Chronicles declares that Jechonias was Jehoiakim’s son, and not Josiah’s, and that Josiah had no such son. Faber relates that, “on the spheres Hercules cducified represented in the act of contending with the serpent, the head of which is placed under his foot; and this serpent guarded the tree with golden fruit in the midst of the garden Hesperides” — Eden. Great Issues of a Race from B.
The World’s Sixteen Crucified Saviors
According to the xaviors Christian writer Mr. In the second place we observe an unusual display of divine power and providential care on the part of the great Father God, who was still left in heaven to save the young saviors through their infancy.
Mar 10, Scott rated it did not like it Shelves: Rival Claims of The Saviors. This was first exhibited by angels, shepherds, prophets, magi or “wise men,” flocking around their cradles. In the pictures and portraits of Christ by the early Christians, he is uniformly represented as being cricified.
Higgins, by the advent of the Persian and Chaldean God Josa. Zulis, or Zhule, also Osiris and Orus, of Egypt. Upon this ground hundreds of millions of the established believers in divine revelation — hundreds of millions of believers in the divine character and origin of reUgion — reject the pretentious set up for Jesus Christ.
DIVESTED of all explanation, the announcement of the fact that the time of the birth of many of the incarnated Gods and Saviors of antiquity was fixed at the same period, and this period the twenty- fifth of December, celebrated all over Christendom as the birthday of Jesus Christ, would sound marvelously strange, especially when it is noticed that this period formerly dated the birth of a new year — the birth of King Sol.
The World’s Sixteen Crucified Saviors: Christianity Before Christ by Kersey Graves
Fohi and Tien of China. At times it seemed the author overreached–unnecessary given the subject matter. There is scarcely a tenet of religious faith now propagated to the world by the professed disciples of Christ but that, if subjected to a rigid test in the ordeal of modem science, would be found to contain more or less error.
With respect to the degree of credence to be attached to the story of the immaculate conception of the mother of Jesus, it need only be observed that there was no other person concerned in the transaction but herself who could possess positive, absolute knowledge of the parentage.
Sir William Jones says: This is an eye opener. And he had a tendency to occupy the bully pulpit at other times, as if reveling in his self-perceived triumph. Only the priest, who loves his salary more than the cause of truth and I fear this class are numerous, or who is deplorably ignorant of history will have the effrontery or audacity to do so. It’s amazing to know how many historical figures were crucified, even between tw This book contains fascinating history I had not been aware of.
Was he Christ the only Savior, seeing that a multitude of similar claims are now upon our council-board to be disposed of?
We shall present an array of facts and historical proofs, drawn from numerous histories and the Holy Scriptures and bibles appertaining to these various Saviors, and which include a history of their lives and doctrines, that will cruckfied to show that in nearly all their leading features, and mostly even in their details, crhcified are strikingly similar. And as nearly the whole outline and constituent parts of the Christian system are found scattered through these older systems, the query is at once sprung as to whether Christianity did not derive its materials from these sources — that is from heathenism, instead of from high heaven — as it claims.
Some of the saviors or demigods of Egypt, India, Greece, Persia, Mexico and Etruria are represented as performing the same drama with the serpent or devil. Amazon Inspire Digital Educational Resources. Wittoba of the Bilingonese.
Had these ante-natal influences been as well understood then as now, we presume Christ would have escaped the fate of an exaltation to the Godhead.
Equally unsupportable is the declaration that “there is no other name given under heaven whereby men can be saved, than that of Jesus Christ and him crucified,” when viewed in the light of the modern explorations of Sir Godfrey Higgins, which have disclosed the history of nearly a score of crucified Gods and sin-atoning Saviors, who, we have equal proof, died for the sins of mankind.
On the contrary, it is found.
Graves also devotes chapters to the pagan roots of baptism and the eucharistand concludes that Jesus was not a real person. Fohi and Tien of China. Higgins, that the same assortment of spices with the gold constituted the materials offered as gifts to the sun, in Persia more than three thousand years ago; and likewise in Arabia near the same era. Horus is the Father seen in the Son.
This, of course, disproves his sireship by the Holy Ghost, ergo, the miraculous conception. The book is worth reading. The Congregational Friends were to the left of the Hicksites, and withdrew further from even Christianity and eventually a belief in God.
The World’s Sixteen Crucified Saviors
Chrishna is represented to have been bom at midnight on the twenty-fifth of the month Savarana, which answers to our December, and millions of his disciples celebrated his birthday by decorating their houses with garlands and gilt paper, and the bestowment of presents to friends. Gentaut and Quexalcote of Mexico. Two causes are obviously assignable for Christianity in all its essential features and phases, being so strikingly similar to the ancient pagan systems which preceded it, as also the close analogies of all the principal systems, whose doctrines and practical teachings have found a place on the pages of history.
In conclusion, permit us to say that the numerous and overwhelming facts of this work render it utterly impossible that the exalted claims you put forth for your religion and its assumed author that of a divine character can be true.
In corroboration of this statement we might cite many cases, if our space would permit, from the religious records of India, Egypt, Persia, Greece, Rome, Mexico, Tibet, etc.
The book is in fact rather old, and its tone can be crucofied bit, er, unlike modern books. Would the court accept such testimony?