Library: Historical Documents: Kersey Graves: The World’s Sixteen Crucified Saviors The World’s Sixteen Crucified Saviors Or Christianity Before Christ Sixth . Rival Claims of The Saviors. It is claimed by the disciples of Jesus Christ that he was of supernatural and divine origin; that, although he was woman conceived. The World’s Sixteen Crucified Saviors has ratings and 17 reviews. Toni said: I knew of other religions claiming the same miracles but I had no idea t.
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In view of the foregoing facts, drawn from accredited histories, the reader will readily concede that the tradition of the miraculous conceptions of Gods sons of GodSaviors and Messiahs was very prevalent in the world at a very ancient period of time, and long before the mother of Jesus was “overshadowed by the Most High.
Speaking on this point, one writer remarks: They claim to have been honored with the birth of the true Savior among them and defend this claim upon the ground of priority of date.
Josephus refers to seven or eight persons by that name, as “Jesus, brother of Onias,” “Jesus, son of Phabet,” etc. Feb 11, Book rated it it was amazing. C The Prince rated it it was amazing Jun 26, At times it seemed the author overreached–unnecessary given the subject matter.
This is a text often quoted by Christian writers as having a prophetic reference to the Christian Messiah. Why did not God inform Joseph by “inspiration” instead of employing the roundabout way of sending an angel to do it? And why his birth was fixed at that date is not hard to account for. I am heir of endless time and my attribute is eternity. It is liken to man landing on the moon and walking on it for the first time in the history of man, and have not a single person write about it during the time it occurred.
And hence no divine aid or inspiration was necessary for its production. Many of the miracles attributed to Jesus were probably stolen from ancient religions long before the Council of Nicea, when those few powerful men decided what would be in the great book or what would actually be god’s word for the masses. Several systems of religion essentially the same in character and spirit as that religion now known as Christianity, and setting forth the same doctrines, cruicfied and precepts, and several personages filling a chapter in history almost identical with that of Jesus Christ, it is now known to those who are up with the discoveries and intelligence of the age, were venerated in the East centuries before a religion called Christian, or a personage called Jesus Christ were known to history.
A divine man was prayed for and hopefully expected. Holy One of Xaca. John’s “Arabian Nights” saviorw the Apocalypse — there is to be found an antitype for, or outline of, somewhere in the sacred records or bibles of the oriental heathen nations, making equal if not higher pretention to a divine emanation and divine inspiration, and admitted by all historians, even the most orthodox, to be of much more ancient date; for while Christians only claim, for the earthly advent of their Savior and the birth of their religion, a period less than nineteen hundred years in the past, savoirs the contrary, most of the deific or divine incarnations of the savioes and their respective religions are, by the concurrent and united verdict of all history, assigned a date several hundred or several thousand years earlier, thus leaving the inference patent that so far as there has been any borrowing or transfer of materials from one system to another, Christianity has been the borrower.
Higgins, by the advent of the Persian and Chaldean God Josa. According to Chinese history there were two beings — Tien and Chang-Ti — worshiped in that country as Gods more than twenty- five hundred years ago, born of virgins “who knew no man.
For the corporeal existence and earthly career of Augustus Caesar, the world has ostensibly to acknowledge itself indebted to the “overshadowing” influence and generating power of Jove, by whose divine influence he was immacuously conceived in the temple of Apollo, according to the statement of Nimrod, his biographer.
IT is claimed by the disciples of Jesus Christ, that he was of supernatural and divine origin; that he had a human being for a mother, and a God for his father; that, although he was woman- conceived, he was Deity-begotten, and molded in the human form, but comprehending in essence a full measure of the infinite Godhead; thus making him half human and half divine in his sublunary origin.
Matthew says again, “Josias begat Jechonias and his brethren, about the time they were carried away to Babylon.
Again, the Supreme God was supposed to be frequently angry with the people, and threatening to punish if not to destroy them.
Many of the doctrines and miraculous events which have always been assigned a divine emanation by the disciples of the Christian faith, are, by these scientific and historical disclosures, shown to be explainable upon natural grounds, and to have exclusively a natural basis. How ridiculous and senseless, therefore, is the argument thus shown to be when critically examined in the light of history! And all these cases appear to be equally as well authenticated as crucifeid story of Jesus Christ.
The Hindoo Buddhists long previously indulged similar anticipations with respect cruclfied the triumph of their religion.
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Share your thoughts with other customers. The intelligent community are now acquainted with many of these important facts, so that no man of science can be found in this enlightened age who can popularly be termed saviprs Christian.
Hence, the time of his birth was not recorded, and was forgotten. I found this book to be a much better choice than any of Robert Price’s books because Price gets his ideas or most of them from this author. Try the Kindle edition and experience these great reading features: We shall leave them to settle the question as best they can as to whether Jesus Christ was the only son and sent of God — “the only begotten of the Father,” as John declares him to be John i. Jun 07, Paul Krug rated it liked it Shelves: This is proved by the fact that the ablest Christian writers and chronologists differ to the extent of thirty-five hundred years in fixing the time of every event in the bible.
Some of them preached a spiritual religion, too, like his. Here permit us to say that we beUeve Christianity to be not only of human origin, but of natural origin also; that is, a natural outgrowth, Uke other systems, of the religious elements of the human mind — a hypothesis which accounts most beautifully for the numerous human imperfections now visible in nearly every line of its teachings.
Skepticism about Religion — Part 3: And the process of birth, too, was out of the line of natural causes, in order to invest the character of the savior with the ‘ne plus ultra’ of the miraculous. We are told that “Mary was found with child of the Holy Ghost.
The World’s Sixteen Crucified Saviors
Christianity Before Christ 3. All were crucified gods, and all met their fates hundreds of years savirs Jesus appeared on the scene. This, of course, disproves his sireship by the Holy Ghost, ergo, the miraculous conception.
Readers should supplement this with some Joseph Campbell, who covers some of the same ground with a much broader social focus.