Exploring myth

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 · 10 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 · 8 Comments

On Horus & the Spring Equinox

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

March 20, 2019 · 2 Comments

Bart Ehrman vs. virgin births

Unto us a child is born…

January 1, 2015 · 1 Comment

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 · 3 Comments

On Horus and “the Twelve” motif

*SIGH* Obstinacy abounds, yet again.

December 28, 2014 · 5 Comments