The older sections (mainly in the Book of the Watchers) are estimated to date from about 300 B.C., and the latest part (Book of Parables) probably was composed at the end of the first century B.C. It is wholly extant only in the Ge'ez language, with Aramaic fragments from the Dead Sea Scrolls and a few Greek and Latin fragments. For this and other reasons, the traditional Ethiopian belief is that the original language of the work was Ge'ez, whereas non-Ethiopian scholars tend to assert that it was first written in either Aramaic or Hebrew; E. Isaac suggests that the Book of Enoch, like the Book of Daniel, was composed partially in Aramaic and partially in Hebrew.:6 No Hebrew version is known to have survived. The authors of the New Testament were familiar with the content of the story and influenced by it: a short section of 1 Enoch (1 En 1:9) is quoted in the New Testament (Letter of Jude 1:14–15), and is attributed there to "Enoch the Seventh from Adam" (1 En 60:8). Peter H.
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How Many Religions Are There in the WorldHow Many Are There ? Are you curious enough ? Home About Contact Feed Health Human Science Technology World How Many Religions Are There in the World Posted in World on April 24, 2011 129 Comments in Share There are 20 major religions that we listed. Christianity The Bible 2,039 million Islam Qur’an & Hadith 1,570 million Hinduism 1500 BCE with truly ancient roots Bhagavad-Gita, Upanishads, & Rig Veda 950 million No religion None 775 million Chinese folk religion 390 million Buddhism The Tripitaka 350 – 1,600 million Tribal Religions, Shamanism, Animism Prehistory Oral tradition 232 million Atheists No date 150 million New religions. Various 103 million Sikhism Guru Granth Sahib 23.8 million Judaism Note 3 Torah, Tanach, & Talmud 14.5 million Spiritism 12.6 million Baha’i Faith Alkitab Alaqdas 7.4 million Confucianism Lun Yu 6.3 million Jainism Siddhanta, Pakrit 4.3 million Zoroastrianism 600 to 6000 BCE Avesta 2.7 million Shinto Kojiki, Nohon Shoki Taoism Note 4 Tao-te-Ching Other 1.1 million Wicca Note 5 0.5 million? Random Posts Comments Feed Reply Hi dear!
Are You a Cat Person or a Dog Person?Forget baby fever. I have a serious case of animal fever. The same thing happened to me about a year ago when I got my bunny Bella. Have you ever wondered if you’re more of a dog person or a cat person? After discovering this infographic, I feel no closer to making a decision on what animal I should get next. [via] Share This Infographic Get Free Infographics Delivered to your InboxElijahIn Judaism Elijah's name is invoked at the weekly Havdalah ritual that marks the end of Shabbat, and Elijah is invoked in other Jewish customs, among them the Passover seder and the Brit milah (ritual circumcision). He appears in numerous stories and references in the Haggadah and rabbinic literature, including the Babylonian Talmud. In Christianity the New Testament describes how both Jesus and John the Baptist are compared with Elijah and on some occasions thought by some to be manifestations of Elijah, and Elijah appears with Moses during the Transfiguration of Jesus. In Islam the Qur'an describes Elijah as a great and righteous prophet of God and one who powerfully preached against the worship of Ba'al. Elijah is also a figure in various Christian folk traditions, often identified with earlier pagan thunder or sky gods. Biblical narratives and historical background Map of Israel as it was in the 9th century BC. As King, Ahab exacerbated these tensions. 1st and 2nd Kings
Enoch: Biography from Answers(Ḥanokh). Biblical figure. Enoch was the son of Jared (Gen. 5:18), the seventh generation after Adam. In contrast to the other antediluvians, Enoch lived only 365 years (the number of days in the solar year). This unusual description of Enoch's death sparked the imaginations of the writers of pseudepigrapha and the rabbis of the later Midrash. In sharp contrast, there is not a single reference to Enoch in the whole range of tannaitic literature. It was only after the threat of early Christianity to the integrity of Judaism had come to an end that Jewish authors began to weave legends around Enoch.Ley lineLey lines /leɪ laɪnz/ are supposed alignments of numerous places of geographical and historical interest, such as ancient monuments and megaliths, natural ridge-tops and water-fords. The phrase was coined in 1921 by the amateur archaeologist Alfred Watkins, in his books Early British Trackways and The Old Straight Track. He sought to identify ancient trackways in the British landscape. Watkins later developed theories that these alignments were created for ease of overland trekking by line-of-sight navigation during neolithic times, and had persisted in the landscape over millennia. Since the publication of Michell's book, the spiritualised version of the concept has been adopted by other authors and applied to landscapes in many places around the world. Alfred Watkins and The Old Straight Track On 30 June 1921, Alfred Watkins visited Blackwardine in Herefordshire, and had been driving along a road near the village (which has now virtually disappeared). His work referred to G.
Elua and His CompanionsIn Jacqueline Carey's Kushiel's Legacy saga of fantasy novels, Elua is the most important deity of Terre d'Ange. Elua's Companions are eight angels who forsook the One God to follow Elua. The Eluine Cycle Elua was conceived through the blood of Yeshua ben Yosef, the son of the One God, where a spear from a soldier of Tiberium pierced his side, and the tears of the Magdalene, combined in the womb of Mother Earth herself. While the One God mourned the loss of his son, Elua travelled the land but was reviled and rejected by most given that he was not the One God's legitimate son and as the enemy's offspring by the people of Tiberium. For the full text of the Eluine Cycle: "Jacqueline Carey's Official Author Site - Links". Worship Elua's only commandment to his followers was to love as thou wilt. Temples of Elua have no roof, only four pillars to mark the corners. There is also the annual celebration of the Longest Night. Marriage Elua's Companions Anael Azza
9 Overlooked Technologies That Could Transform The WorldWhat I've noticed is that most people don't really pay attention to "science" news, unless it's something that they can see immediately. I think this is at least partially because of the amount of news that comes out daily - whatever we may think about the quality of news, there is just a flood of it, which makes picking out "interesting" items difficult. When I talk about (just for example) the idea of gene therapy, most people think that it is still complete science fiction, as opposed to a very near-term product that will be available. Of course, CSP has been around for years, so it isn't really "new" to the average person. What they don't realize is the way that efficiencies have improved... And electronic currency is still in the "only oddballs use it" phase - people are aware of it, but mostly because of the issues bitcoin has had in the recent past. Finally, of course, for a majority of people, the only science fiction they think of it Star Wars/Trek, or (advanced!)
RaptureOne in the bed One in the mill One in the field Rapture is a term in Christian eschatology which refers to the "being caught up" discussed in 1 Thessalonians 4:17, when the "dead in Christ" and "we who are alive and remain" will be "caught up in the clouds" to meet "the Lord in the air". The term "Rapture" is used in at least two senses. In the pre-tribulation view, a group of people will be left behind on earth after another group literally leaves "to meet the Lord in the air." There are many views among Christians regarding the timing of Christ's return (including whether it will occur in one event or two), and various views regarding the destination of the aerial gathering described in 1 Thessalonians 4. Pre-tribulation rapture theology was developed in the 1830s by John Nelson Darby and the Plymouth Brethren, and popularized in the United States in the early 20th century by the wide circulation of the Scofield Reference Bible. Etymology Greek Latin Dr.