Library: Historical Documents: Kersey Graves: The World’s Sixteen Crucified Saviors The World’s Sixteen Crucified Saviors Or Christianity Before Christ Sixth .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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Albert the Great, in his “Book on the Universe,” tells us, “The sign of the celestial virgin rises above the horizon, at the moment we find fixed for the birth of our Lord Jesus Christ.
John’s “Arabian Nights” alias the Apocalypse — there is to be found an antitype for, or outline of, somewhere in the sacred records or bibles of the oriental heathen nations, making equal if not higher pretention to a divine emanation and divine inspiration, and admitted by all historians, even the most orthodox, to be of much more ancient date; for while Christians only claim, for the earthly advent of their Savior and the birth of their religion, a period less than nineteen hundred years in the past, on the contrary, most of the deific or divine incarnations of the heathen and their respective religions are, by the concurrent and united verdict of all history, assigned a date several hundred or several thousand years earlier, thus leaving the inference patent that so far as there has been any borrowing or transfer of materials from one system to another, Christianity has been the borrower.
Matthew, after naming twenty-four generations as filling out the line, and making it complete between David and Jacob, concludes by saying, “and Jacob begat Joseph, the husband of Mary. Chrishna, the eighth avatar of India B. It is about as easy to convince one as the other of their easily demonstrated errors. No matter what you believe it is a must read. Horus and the Father are one. Sculptures in Elephanta attest the story where the tyrant is represented as destroying the children.
This accounts in part for the analogous features observable in all the primary systems of religious faith, which have flourished in the past ages. We are told that Mary got it by an angel, and Joseph by a dream. The Apocryphal book of Seth relates that a star descended from heaven and lighted on a mountain, in the midst of which a divine child was seen bearing a cross. Ischy of the Island of Formosa. Graves also devotes chapters to the pagan roots of baptism and the eucharistand concludes that Jesus was not a real person.
One of the best books of its type. Feb 11, Book rated it it was amazing. Every student of anthropology, every person who has read any of the numerous modern works on mental science, and tested their easily- demonstrated facts, knows that religion is of natural and not supernatural origin; that it is a natural element of the human mind, and not a “direct gift from God;” that it grows as spontaneously out of the soul as flowers spring out of the ground.
And if you will examine “Burritt’s Geography of the Heavens,” you will find the infant God-son the sun is represented as being bom into a new year on the 25th of December the very date assigned for Christ’s birthand may be seen rising over the eastern horizon, out of Mary, Maria, or Mare the Latin for seawith the infant God in her arms, being heralded and preceded by a bright star, which rises immediately preceding the virgin and her child, thus suggesting the text, “We have seen his star in the east, and have come to worship him.
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 crucifidd was no other person concerned in the transaction but herself who could possess positive, absolute knowledge of the parentage.
So, likewise, Luke ii. This book contains fascinating history I had not been aware of.
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Higgins makes the broad declaration that “the worship of this virgin mother, with her God-begotten child, crjcified everywhere. This book provides you with the reasoning behind this claim in an exhaustive way.
That no bible, pagan or Christian, contains anything surpassing the natural, mental and moral capacity of the writer to originate.
And if this work shall achieve anything towards arresting this great evil, the author will feel that he is amply compensated for the years of toil and mental labor spent in its preparation. They claim to have been honored with the birth of the true Savior among them, and defend this claim upon the ground of priority of date.
This book is not yet featured on Listopia. It is, therefore, no source of surprise to learn, when we take a survey of the world two or three thousand years in the past, that every religious writer crrucified that era committed errors on every subject which employed his pen, involving a scientific principle.
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The Logic of Miracles. Address cgucified the Clergy Note: Of Plato an author remarks, “He was bom of Paretonia, and begotten of Apollo, and not Ariston, his father. Again, it is related by more than one oriental writer that Chrishna of India is represented on some very ancient sculptures and stone monuments with his heel on the head of a serpent.
In this respect the Mohammed, the Hindu and the Christian savior stand upon a level. The Historical Library is provided for those doing research into the history of nontheism. Now, let it be noted that these virgin-born Gods, who, we are told, came “to save the world,” could not save themselves, but had to be protected and saved by other Gods.
Think of an omnipotent God descending from heaven, performing astounding miracles, and presenting other proofs of being a God, and yet not one of the three hundred writers of that era take any notice of him, or make any note of his birth or any event of his life. Xrucified remarks that “Among the ancients there seems to have been a very general idea that the arrival of Gods and great personages who were expected crucofied come, would be announced by a star.
Confirmatory of this statement is the declaration of Mamoides, in his “Guide to the Erring,” that “the ancient Sabeans conceived the principal God, on account crucififd his great distance, to be inaccessible; and hence, in imitation of the people in their conduct toward their king, who had to address him through a person appointed for the purpose, they imaginarily employed a middle divinity, who was called a Mediator, to present their claims to the Supreme God.
And perhaps it is still more singular that these pagan pedestrians should have been denominated “wise men,” while men of God’s own election, according to the Christian bible, were often stigmatized and denounced as “fools,” a “generation of vipers,” etc.
Higgins, “once believed that the planetary bodies or their inhabitants controlled the affairs of men, and even their births. On the contrary, it is found that by a portion, and a large portion of the people of even those nations now called Christian, this claim has been steadily and unswervingly controverted, through the whole line of history, stretching through the nearly two thousand years which have elapsed since his advent cruicfied earth.
Though you may have heretofore honestly believed these doctrines to be true, you can now no longer plead ignorance as an excuse for propagating such gigantic and serious errors, as they are now overwhelmingly demonstrated by a thousand facts of history to be untme. And why his ccrucified was fixed at that date is not hard to account for. We have no means of learning how many of the Saviors were of royal blood, as the genealogy of some of them is not given.
It’s full of information on the origins and history of Christianity. And Chalcidus of the second centuryin his “Comments on the Timeas of Plato,” speaks of “a star which presaged neither disease nor death, but the descent of a God amongst men, and which is attested by Chaldean astronomers, who immediately hastened to adore the new-born deity, and present him gifts.
But a thorough, candid, cruciffied impartial investigation will convince any reader that none of these texts have the remotest allusion to Christ, nor were they intended to have.
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He, as a matter of course, must not only have a different origin, but one in the highest degree superior and supernatural. Or can any man of science entertain for a moment the superlative solecism of an Infinite God by any special act “overshadowing” a finite human female, especially as modern thought teaches us that God is both male and female, and as much one as the other?
For he possesses the sad conviction that the many religious errors and evils which it is the object of this work to expose, operate very seriously to retard the moral and intellectual growth and prosperity of all Christian countries. Kennedy presents us with three hundred different chronological systems, by different Christian writers, all founded on the crucifiedd, and proving that the date of its various events are inextricably involved in a labyrinth of doubt, darkness and uncertainty.
Our many incontrovertible proofs, that it is of human and heathen origin, proves at the same time that it is an imperfect system, and as such, needing occasional improvement, like other institutions. Sep 05, David Bevins rated it it was ok Shelves: Such facts led the leamed Alphonso to exclaim, “The adventures of Jesus Christ are all depicted among the stars. While modern-day American historian Richard Carrier found the book to be incomplete, he appreciated some of its points.
And it may be remarked further, that the “Gospel of the Infancy of Jesus,” once believed by the Christian world to be “inspired,” and which for hundreds of years passed current as divine authority, relates sagiors Christ and his parents sojourned for a time at a place called Matarea, or Mathura, savuors Sir Wilham Jones spells it, who says it was the birth place of Chrishna.
This circumstance is, as before suggested, sufficient of itself to utterly prostrate all faith in the divine claims for Jesus Christ.