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Funerary Beliefs

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Our Pagan Village: The Importance and Persuit of Honor
Candlelight flickers over the Beltaine revels. Food is laid out in the circle for the feast. Only one rule – no one can feed themselves. Each is dependent on friends and loved ones for sustenance, joy and delight. After an hour of laughter and revels and way...
Paganism & Wicca >> Daily Life
Everything you always wanted to know about the beliefs of the Founding Fathers that your Congressman will never tell you!
Through the Dark Ages, civilization and learning languished under the iron rule of the church. Finally, through the rediscovery of the Pagan Classics, Plato, Aristotle, Epictetus, Plotinus and many other philosophers, the west began to see a glimmer of the...
Saga of Times Past >> History & Anthropology
The Religious Experience: A Wiccan Viewpoint
What is religion? Religion is a set of beliefs which allow us to understand and categorize our world and our place in it. A set of beliefs which define our culture, our expectations, our views of people and behaviors we expect. I have found several different...
Religion & Philosophy >> Religions
Religions >> Paganism & Wicca
The Seven Shaman Principles
The World is What You Think It Is Positive thoughts attract positive people and events, and negative thoughts attract negative people and events. Corollary: Everything is a dream Dreams are real and reality is a dream. The only test we use for a reality check...
Religions >> Native American, Shamanism
History of Voodoo
The notoriously perceived notion of Voodoo as practiced in the western world is that of grotesquely molded wax dolls with pins sticking out of them. Let's look deeper than that!
Parapsychology >> Spirits
Religions >> Paganism & Wicca

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Egyptian-Nubian Cultural Melting Pot Led to Conquered Taking Over
The two anthropologists analyzed skeletons to understand mixing between the Nubians and Egyptians, and also looked at the graves to understand the funerary practices and religious beliefs from the two periods. Intermarriages and combining of traditions ...
Richard Finney's sculptures on display at WAG Shop
Finney uses the form and function of funerary urns to tell stories, and the void of the container invites the viewer to fill in their answer “why.
Is This the Oldest Image of the Virgin Mary?
Outside of funerary contexts, such as the catacombs in Rome, there are precious few Christian paintings from before Emperor Constantine's conversion to Christianity in the fourth century.
'Egypt: Faith After the Pharaohs' Review
A wall of skulls shows why story of humankind has to be rewritten
A stark demonstration of the dramatic changes that have swept through the science of human evolution will be revealed this week at London's Natural History Museum. A wall of skulls has been built at the entrance of its new human evolution gallery, ...

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