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Egyptian Temples, part VI: The House of Life
Library - Archive 'The House of Life' could well be called a library. It was that part of the temple where all records and texts were kept and stored. These papyrii encompassed many different fields of learning as well as the accountings on the daily and...
Religions >> Egyptian
Burn Box – Demon Rost: The supression of free speech and religion
Those were the words on a sign that was hung from the coat rack in the vestibule of the 45-member Harvest Assembly of God Church on Brownsdale Road in Penn Township, Pennsylvania. 40 members of the church, led by Rev. George Bender, held a book and video...
Paganism & Wicca >> True Stories
Manifesting World Enlightenment: Part 5
All things in the universe have at their basis, one fundamental essence which governs their creation, destruction and on-going actions. That singular essence is consciousness, (also known by some as God, or the Unified Field). Everywhere in Nature does...
Mind >> World Mind
Starting with Jesus and the Christian Path...
During the years of the historical Jesus' life, there are eight or nine years that his whereabouts are not accounted for. Meaning these are the 'lost' years. It was after returning that he truly began to teach his wisdom. Many scholars believe he was in India...
Religion & Philosophy >> Religions
Samhain, The Celtic New Year
Samhain (pronounced Sowain, Sah-uin, or Sahm-hayn) is also called the Celtic New Year, The Third harvest, All Hollows Eve, the Day of the Dead, and of course Halloween. There are many more names for Samhain, but rather then having a different meaning, they...
Holidays >> Samhain
Beltane - The Lover's Holiday
ABOUT BELTANE | RITUAL | FOODS | REFERENCES ABOUT BELTANE Beltane is celebrated on May 1st and is one of the original Celtic festivals, Samhain being the other one. Beltane or May Day is also known as the Lover's holiday. Beltane is pronounced bel-tene, "...
Holidays >> Beltaine
Hulse, David Allen
From an early age, David Allen Hulse has made a diligent study of the alphabets of the ancient world. Even as a child, David possessed a great affinity for the alphabets of Egypt, Phoenicia, and Greece. In college, a reading of MacGregor Mathers' Kabbalah...
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Elaine Tennant named new Bancroft Library director
Elaine Tennant, new director of The Bancroft Library. Photo by Peg Skorpinski.
Our Last Chance to Record the Voices of New Deal Workers through Oral History
In this entry, I would like to consider two recent interviews recorded by the Regional Oral History Office (ROHO) of The Bancroft Library.
Story of extinct Grizzly on display at naval museum
The exhibit was created by the Bancroft Library in Berkeley and a smaller version is touring the state, with Vallejo the latest pit stop before a Ukiah visit.
Actress brings Gertrude Stein's artistic circle to life
It was the only book Lane published, but for years a manuscript about her time in Paris cavorting with the Steins, Picasso, Matisse and others languished in the Bancroft Library.
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