Fierce OS

October 22, 2010 / 0 comments

The interpretation of symbolic structures is forced into an infinity of symbolic contextual meanings. M. M. Bakhtin Historically, Lions have been symbols of power from the Persian to the British Empires, from Hinduism (Narasimha)┬áto Judaism, Islam and Christianity (see Kings, Judges, Proverbs, Samuel, Isaiah, Daniel, Numbers, Revelations, etc. and of course┬áThe Lion, the Witch and…

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Crossing The River: The Journey of Death in Ancient Egypt and Mesopotamia

August 21, 2009 / 0 comments

The religious traditions of ancient Egypt and Mesopotamia were born on the banks of rivers. How did this alluvial geography contribute to their notions of death and the afterlife? In what ways did the rivers, cycle of the sun and other environmental phenomena help construct these ancient cultures view of the journey into the next…

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