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The Humanized God

Artist’s rendition of the construction of Gobekli Tepe (c. 12,500 to 10,000 B.C.E)
By Fernando G. Baptista/National Geographic Creative
Photo Credit: National Geographic Magazine

The second of my three-part series covers “Part Two: The Humanized God” of Reza Aslan’s book, … 573 more words

Religion

Magazine: Astounding Frontiers #1

Astounding Frontiers, issue #1

Astounding Frontiers is a magazine put out by Superversive Press.  “Superversive” is the name of a recent literary movement you may not be familiar with.  433 more words

Science Fiction

Priestesses & Goddesses of Ancient Mesopotamia

It was so fitting to talk about priestesses and goddesses of Ancient Mesopotamia at a place which was co-founded by a woman whose stunning painting hung to my side as I spoke. 937 more words

Storytelling

Mandaeism

“Religion is like shoes. Find a pair that fit you but don’t make me wear yours” – Carlin

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TheTrivialist

Thursday 13 December 1917 We Lost 484

The armed boarding cruiser Stephen Furness is sunk in the Irish Sea west of the Isle of Man by German submarine UB-64.  Six officers and 95 ranks are killed. 222 more words

Artillery

A Brief History of Modern Investing

Using personal resources to create additional wealth has been a critical element of global development since the days of Ancient Mesopotamia, spurring the growth of countless trades and industries. 568 more words

Blog

3 December 1917

Extract from war diary of LCpl Alexander Saunders, 8th Bn, 22nd (Cheshire) Regiment

Advanced into hills about 14 miles. Turks evacuated their positions.