Neil Gaiman's fantastical book-turned-television epic “American Gods” has all the elements of your favorite TV dramas combined.
Groveling before a series of strangely-behaving Gods and their "divinely elected" representatives on Earth - the priests
Ceremonies to the deity included drinking, sacrifices and rituals involving nudity and sex.
It is another issue completely when someone draws a religion out of the whole UFO universe. But this was indeed done, beginning in the latter half of the 1900s.
To understand this research, it is first important to understand what causes aging. One of the most well-known causes is
According to astrology, the four most important days of the year are the two equinox, when day and night are equal (March
If we think of all the Star Signs as ingredients that make up our character the recipe becomes nuanced and complex. The position of the Sun sign represents the personality. The Moon position describes our emotional responses and the Ascendant (determined by the birth time) describes the face we show to the outside world.
Dionysus, that incomparable symbol of drink and revelry was the only deity that my normally sober and demure father ever enthusiastically embraced, in a column he wrote for his college paper.
Polytheism might've had a bad rap in the Bible, but it’s given rise to some of humanity’s most fascinating and enduring narratives
Jesse Wilson What would happen if you used the tools of theater to create a transformational shift in the way you move through
A rare breed of spunk and spirit co-mingle in the Polish film Gods (Bogowie), the biopic about professor Zbigniew Religa, who performed the first successful heart transplant in communist Poland in the 1980s.
Religion aside, I firmly believe that those who argue that homosexuality is a choice do so in order to justify senseless beatings of gays and lesbians, and continued discrimination and mistreatment against them. I also believe without a doubt that it is a choice to be a nasty human being.
Mind is not an exclusive possession of individuals. The consciousness of entire cultures can get uprooted and out of balance. The fact that millions believe in a lie, observed Erich Fromm, does not make that lie a truth.
I'd never met anyone like these people. Exuding lava flows of confidence, fitter than any lifeguard, they went about their
Traditional farmers share a respect for the land and the people who eat what they raise on that land. This means they follow ancient traditions of agrarian knowledge and practice. Some even touch the gods with their farming.
If you're lucky enough to have spent a few months bouncing among the 7000 islands that make up the vast oceanic territory we call the Philippines, you'll have doubtless noticed something extraordinary about this civilization whose artifacts date back some 60 thousand years: there is virtually no ancient architecture.
However, 500 years after the Renaissance, we need another movement to get us closer to the Greeks: We need the Greeks for
Why Hindus worship so many gods and goddesses is a real mystery for most people. In the West the concept of polytheism is nothing more than fantasy or mythology worthy of comic book material.
Do you feel as if you were born in the wrong era? Do you watch "Hercules" on repeat? Act out "The Odyssey" by yourself? Have