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Celtic Gods and Heros: Introduction to Celtic Mythology
Youngsters of school age almost effortlessly learn about the gods and heroes of Greek and Roman mythology. Names like Zeus, Hercules, Diana, Ulysses, Mercury, Venus, and others become widely familiar. Paintings, popular movies, and books trace their stories...
Deities & Heros >> Celtic, Welsh, Irish & Brittish
But on to Othala, which in the eastern areas of the proto-Germanic-speaking area was evidently pronounced Othila. This is the “O” rune. It did not carry over into the Younger Futhark, so Ur(uz) did double-duty. Nevertheless, the Scandinavian languages still...
Divination >> Rune Stones
Persephone - An Intutitive View
Persephone is a Goddess whose history has been mainly inferred from ancient mythological placement of her as Demeter’s daughter and Hades wife. She has rarely been addressed outside of the context of her connection to these two more infamous individuals....
Deities & Heros >> Greek
Persephone had no real title or position in the world of Olympian gods and goddesses.
Deities & Heros >> Greek
King James Bible: Hebrews, Chapter 7
Chapter 7 7:1 For this Melchisedec, king of Salem, priest of the most high God, who met Abraham returning from the slaughter of the kings, and blessed him; 7:2 To whom also Abraham gave a tenth part of all; first being by interpretation King of righteousness,...
New Testament >> To the Hebrews
The Mysteries of the Rosary Beads
Traditionally there are 15 Mysteries of the Rosary based on the Roman Catholic customs set by Pope St. Pius V in the 16th century.
Magick >> Rituals
People of the Book: Fighting the Holy War
At the heart of most of the world's great religions, there is a sacred text. This is usually a compilation of the words of the enlightened founder of the path or the interpretations of the life and teachings of this founder. Within this text is contained the...
Religion & Philosophy >> Religions

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Matrilineal ascent/ Patrilineal descent
Aug 5, 2008 The Problem Is “Patrilineal Descent”—Not “Matrilineal Ascent” ................................ 4.
The Absence of Patrilineal Descent in Medieval Halakhic Sources
In this essay I argue that in Medieval halakhic sources patrilineal descent was never in the early biblical period, patrilineal descent was the accepted norm.
A Reconstructionist View on Patrilineal Descent.
(CCAR) to equate patrilineal and matrilineal descent is somewhat sur- prising.
Patrilineal Descent
Patrilineal Descent. The Reform movement's watershed resolution of 1983. By Dana Evan Kaplan.
Ezra Reiects Patrilineal Descent. Expletives in the Bible. The Daughters of Zelophehad.

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King Tut may have been more European than Egyptian
To Nathan in Edmonton: "Modern Egyptian population likely draws their patrilineal descent from the muslim invasion in 700 AD" Unfortunately, this is utter nonesense!

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Patrilineality - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
In a patrilineal descent system (= agnatic descent), an individual is considered to belong to the same descent group as his or her father.
Patrilineal Descent
Patrilineal descent. Patrilineal , or agnatic, descent is established by tracing descent exclusively through males from a founding male ancestor.
Patrilineal Descent
The Reform decision to regard a child as Jewish on the basis of patrilineal as well as matrilineal descent has prompted a bitter controversy.
Who is a Jew via Descent
What is the source of the law of matrilineal descent in Judaism?
The Nature of Kinship: Descent Principles (Part 1)
Jun 27, 2006 With patrilineal descent, both males and females belong to their father's kin group but not their mother's.

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