Published September 15, 2006
by Kessinger Publishing, LLC .
Written in English
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SERPENT-WORSHIP IN AMERICA. I. MEXICOEvery feature in the religion of the New World, discovered by Cortez and Pizarro, indicates an origin common to the superstitions of Egypt and Asia. The same solar worship, the same pyramidal monuments, and the same concomitant OPHIOLATREIA distinguish them all. At the base of the coin is a sea shell and a wolf, emblems of Tyre. The serpent-worship of Phœnicia, thus clearly proved, is further illustrated by the very accurate tradition of the rebellion and fall of Satan from heaven, preserved in the legend of Size: 1MB. p. THE WORSHIP OF SERAPIS. I. THE FIGURED REPRESENTATIONS OF SERAPIS. The next great series of monuments to be considered are those emanating from the worship of Serapis, that mysterious deity, who, under his varying forms, had, during the second and third centuries of our era, completely usurped the sovereignty of his brother Jupiter, and reduced him to the rank of a mere . and, in general, the Serpent Cult, is no exception. The Serpent Cult is no dead artifact: it survives today. It is not some heinous bogey-man, out to lure innocent people away from the truth, whoever they are, and what ever THAT is. Serpent worship figures prominently in Judaeo-Christianity, even tho the so-called Christian of today is.
Print. In mythology, the serpent symbolises fertility and procreation, wisdom, death, and resurrection (due to the shedding of its skin, which is not akin to rebirth), and in the earliest schools of mysticism, the symbol of ‘The Word’ was the serpent. The ‘light’ that appeared was metaphorically defined as a serpent called ‘Kundalini’, coiled at the base of the spine to remain dormant in an . The gods and goddesses of Ancient Egypt were an integral part of the people's everyday lives. It is not surprising then that there were over 2, deities in the Egyptian of these deities' names are well known: Isis, Osiris, Horus, Amun, Ra, Hathor, Bastet, Thoth, Anubis, and Ptah while many others less more famous gods became state deities while others were associated. These were Gnostics from the Celtic Church, inﬂuenced by the serpent worshipping Ophites from Egypt and Syria who used the serpent as a symbol of Christ. After Emperor Constantine in CE sanctioned the Christian faith which believed Jesus being the son of god, the Gnostics, Arians, Ophites and other sects were persecuted and dispersed. Celebrate your Jewish Roots! The Passover is the Old Testament feast that celebrates and remembers God's liberation of Israel from Egypt. It also foreshadow's Christ's sacrifice on the cross. This small pamphlet shows the parallels between the Passover in the Old Testament and the work of Jesus Christ as the perfect Passover lamb in the New Testament.
Index Previous Next. p. CHAPTER II SERPENT-WORSHIP IN AFRICA. 1. EGYPTOf all the nations of antiquity, none was so infamous for idolatry, as Egypt. She was the alma mater of every superstition; conveying, with her colonists, wherever they were settled, some corruption of the truth, which, under the fostering care of her established priesthood, assumed a form of consistency and . Egypt as the home of Serpent Worship—Thoth said to be the founder of Ophiolatreia—Cneph the architect of the universe— Mysteries of Isis—The Isiac table—Frequency of the Serpent symbol—Serapis—In the temples at Luxore, etc.—Discovery at Malta — The Egyptian Basilik — Mummies — Bracelets —. According to some sources, Ophion ("serpent", a.k.a. Ophioneus), ruled the world with Eurynome before the two of them were cast down by Kronos and Rhea. The oracles of the ancient Greeks were said to have been the continuation of the tradition begun with the worship of the Egyptian . The Mystery of Serpent Worship By Leonard Farra For thousands of years, in many ways, the serpent has played a role in religions, folk customs, and superstitious beliefs. Why did some people believe in serpent birds and what are the ‘fiery flying ones’ mentioned in the Bible? (Isa). And if flying snakes are a mystery [ ].