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Egyptian Temples, part II: The Priesthood
The basis for the country, for society and for the individual was the maintaining of Maat. When the earth is a reflection of the sky, which is lorded by Re, then Pharaoh, "son of Re", Horus incarnated, becomes accordingly the lord of the earth. But...
Religions >> Egyptian
History of the Egyptian Religion, part II: The Old Kingdom
II - The Old Kingdom ca 2686-2181 BC During the Old Kingdom the Egyptian society moved from tribal communities to a fully developed theocratic system, where the power of the king was absolute. The great pyramids of Dynasty 4 was made possible by technological...
Religions >> Egyptian
History & Anthropology >> Egyptian
History of the Egyptian Religion, part IV: New Kingdom
New Kingdom (ca 1580 -1085 bc.) The Hyksos people The so called 'Hyksos' invasion, which was most likely composed of several small groups of different people infiltrating the delta during the 13th Dynasty, meant the end of the Middle Kingdom. The Hyksos...
Religions >> Egyptian
History & Anthropology >> Egyptian
King James Bible: Genesis, Chapter 19
Chapter 19 19:1 And there came two angels to Sodom at even; and Lot sat in the gate of Sodom: and Lot seeing them rose up to meet them; and he bowed himself with his face toward the ground; 19:2 And he said, Behold now, my lords, turn in, I pray you, into...
Old Testament >> Genesis
King James Bible: Leviticus, Chapter 4
Chapter 4 4:1 And the LORD spake unto Moses, saying, 4:2 Speak unto the children of Israel, saying, If a soul shall sin through ignorance against any of the commandments of the LORD concerning things which ought not to be done, and shall do against any of...
Old Testament >> Leviticus

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Two Anniversaries: A Church That Changes & Doesn't Change
For example, by retrieving the Easter Vigil liturgy, with its emphasis on baptism, Pius reminded the Church of the priesthood of all believers that would become a key motif at Vatican II. ...
Series of talks and workshops offer strategies for balancing body and mind
Lama Losang is a fully ordained monk in the Karma Kagyu lineage of Tibetan Buddhism and also holds a PhD in Psychology. He founded one of the first acupuncture schools in the United States, The Florida School of Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine and ...
At St. Pius X Catholic Church, top official is a woman
As the senior official of a parish that doesn't have a full-time priest, Pacione, 63, fulfills many of the functions of a pastor.
Women Have a Vital Role in the Church (But It's Not Preaching!)
FAITH: March 11-17
Sunday worship is as follows: Sacrament meeting at 9:30 a.m.; Sunday school and primary for children to 12 years old at 10:40; and Priesthood, Relief Society and Young Women at 11:50.

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