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Pagan gods who walked on water

It was more common than you might think. Yet some obstinate antagonists love to kick against the pricks.

November 5, 2014 · 4 Comments

Gary Habermas on dying & rising gods

Yes, Dionysus and Adonis were believed to have had bodily resurrections from the dead in sources pre-dating the Common Era.

June 17, 2014 · 6 Comments

Turning water into wine/blood

Ancient legends of water being transformed into wine or blood attributed to characters like Osiris, Dionysus, Adonis, etc., are rooted in the natural phenomenon of a surplus of iron rich sediment washing into a body of water. This was even understood in ancient times, as attested by Lucian of Samosata, et al.

June 13, 2014 · Leave a comment

Death & rebirth of the Sun and Horus on the winter solstice

The “reason for the season” is not just for virgin-born manger babies.

April 16, 2014 · 4 Comments

Easter Bunnies and the resurrection of the moon

There’s a reason Easter is celebrated only after the first full moon of spring.

April 16, 2014 · 11 Comments