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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 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...
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History & Anthropology >> 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...
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History & Anthropology >> Egyptian
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
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...
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Topic of the week: celibacy and the priesthood
It isn't. After a fall between the 1960s and the 1980s, the number of priests worldwide has been growing, year on year. Likewise the number of men training for the priesthood has grown.

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