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The Iranian/Persian Prophet, Zarathustra, Leads Us to God

Divine prophets enter the universe to be our teachers. We never know when we may be speaking to a Divine teacher, for we have both a selfish and divine nature. 428 more words

Gnosis

A Thematic Analysis of Shin Megami Tensei: Nocturne

Warning: This topic contains immense spoilers for the video game, Shin Megami Tensei: Nocturne, and other Shin Megami Tensei games. The main focus will be upon SMT Nocturne but information may verge into comparisons with other SMT games.  1,037 more words

Friedrich Nietzsche

Basics of Zoroastrian Lecture (Points)

Basics of Zoroastrianism

1.     Zoroastrianism was a reformation of prehistoric religions from Indo-Iranian traditions dating back to 2,000 BCE. It was Zoroaster who exalted Ahura Mazda and formalized the religion to a mono-theistic tradition. 210 more words

Dakhma Of Angra Mainyu

From Salon: Jewish angels and Roman gods: The ancient mythological origins of Christmas

This article originally appeared on AlterNet.

 

Valerie Tarico interviews Dr. Tony Nugent, scholar of world religions. Dr. Nugent is a symbologist, an expert in ancient symbols. 1,658 more words

A Brief Theological Overview of Monotheism

There is a tendency in a human logical systems to run down to a base unit of reality; there is a similarity between Buddha saying that there is a comic “one” at the bottom of it all, theist coming to one god, philosophers pointing to an unmoved mover, and a scientist looking for a singular formula. 1,896 more words

Theology

SANDS OF TIME: THE MAGI

“We three kings of Orient are, bearing gifts we traverse afar…”

This month I’ve been focusing the bible study class on Christmas, a season of grace.   605 more words

The Influence of Persian Religion on Christianity

Ancient Persian religion (also known as Zoroastrianism) is of vast importance to the study of Christian origins. However, it seems that the general public is not very familiar with the striking similarities between Zoroastrian and Christian religious ideas. 2,867 more words

Christianity