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Shout outs to my “brothers in arms”

A post like this is long overdue. Throughout my personal journey that has led to the creation of this blog, I’ve encountered several “kindred spirits,” so to speak, along the … Continue reading

June 3, 2020 · 6 Comments

I and my Father are One: The Solar Horus X-mas Special, Part 6

“I am in the father, and he is in me.”

January 6, 2020 · Leave a comment

That Which is Conceived in Her is of the Holy “Spirit”: The Solar Horus X-mas Special, Part 5

“How shall this be, seeing I know not a man?”

December 25, 2019 · 1 Comment

We Three Kings: The Solar Horus X-mas Special, Part 4

“Where is he that is born king?”

December 14, 2019 · 2 Comments

We have seen His star in the East: The Solar Horus Xmas Special, Part 3

“O Morning Star, Horus of the Netherworld, divine Falcon.”

December 10, 2019 · 3 Comments

I am like a Green Fir Tree: The Solar Horus X-mas Special, Part 2

♪ “How lovely are thy branches…” ♫

December 10, 2019 · 6 Comments

In Winter Shall it Be: The Solar Horus Xmas Special, Part 1

So when the hell were these guys born?

December 1, 2019 · 6 Comments

He Shall Save His People From Their Sins: An “Evidentiary Analysis” of Osirian Soteriology

“He was manifested to take away our sins; and in Him is no sin.”

July 30, 2019 · 5 Comments

YHW=Horus?!? Syncretism with Gentile Gods

Apologists like to think that their Semitic predecessors were divinely isolated from the heathen religions around them. Little do they know that in reality their predecessors frequently blended pagan religion with their own.

July 18, 2019 · 7 Comments

Kettle Logic and the ol’ “Differences vs. Similarities” Argument

“That myth is totally not like this other myth, except for the times when I say that it is!!1!”

June 22, 2019 · 3 Comments

The Eucharist of Horus

The flesh of Horus was likewise ritualistically consumed in the form of bread & wine in sources far pre-dating the Common Era.

May 9, 2019 · 2 Comments

And the Third Day He shall Rise Again: The Lunar Osiris Easter Special, Part 5

In the final installment of this series, we cover the pre-Common Era sources proving Osiris was believed to have a bodily resurrection in his tomb on the third day after his burial.

May 1, 2019 · 4 Comments

By the Blood of the Lamb: The Lunar Osiris Easter Special, Part 4

Osiris was not just divine, but ovine as well…

April 26, 2019 · 3 Comments

Drinking the Blood of Osiris as Wine: The Lunar Osiris Easter Special, Part 3

Not only was his broken body eaten in the form of bread, but his shed blood turned water into wine and was itself consumed in the form of wine.

April 23, 2019 · 9 Comments

Eating the Body of Osiris as Broken Bread: The Lunar Osiris Easter Special Part 2

Having proven that Osiris’ body was broken, Part 2 shall prove that his broken body was literally eaten in the form of broken bread.

April 21, 2019 · 11 Comments

This is My Body, Which is Broken: The Lunar Osiris Easter Special, Part 1

In this 5 part series, we shall cover how many of the motifs of the current holiday season have their roots in lunar mythology, and most conspicuously parallel the mythos of the Egyptian god Osiris.

April 21, 2019 · 11 Comments

On Horus & the Spring Equinox

Yes, Horus had a birthday celebrated on both the winter solstice and the spring equinox.

March 20, 2019 · 5 Comments

Bart Ehrman vs. virgin births

Unto us a child is born…

January 1, 2015 · 2 Comments

Bart Ehrman vs. Chariton & Xenophon: Crucifixion & Empty Tombs

“There is no fictional character who gets crucified in these [ancient Greek] novels and then miraculously escapes.”

Uhhh… come again?

December 31, 2014 · 2 Comments

Bart Ehrman, Osiris, and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat

Legend has it there once was a governor of Egypt who saved the country from 7 years of famine. Tenets of his mythos bear some striking similarities to those of Osiris/Serapis, as even some of his so-called “descendants” acknowledged.

December 30, 2014 · 5 Comments