Library: Historical Documents: Kersey Graves: The World’s Sixteen Crucified Saviors The World’s Sixteen Crucified Saviors Or Christianity Before Christ Sixth .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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Without pursuing the subject further in detail, we may mention by way of recapitulation, that Chrishna, Alcides, Zoraster, Salvahana, Yu, to which list we crucifeid add Bacchus, Romulus, Moses and Cyrus, according to their reputed history, were threatened with death and destruction, but were providentially and miraculously preserved.
Zoar of the Bonzes. Progress of Religious Ideas, vol. And it is a historical fact that should be noted here that the practice of calculating nativities by the stars was in vogue in the era and country of Christ’s birth, and had been for a long period previously in various countries. No matter how glaringly absurd, how palpably erroneous, or how demonstrably false an opinion or doctrine is shown to be, they cannot see it, but will still continue to hug it to their bosoms as a divinely-revealed truth.
Brilliant work, eye-opening expose on how Christianity has borrowed from pre-existing religions. It is to the point and considering that it was originally published in the late ‘s it takes no prisoners. In the case of Christ, it will be recollected, the star did not appear till after his birth.
He also lists a number of other holy figures who took the form of men and then saviirs into heaven, including:. This conclusion is not the offspring of mere imagination.
The World’s Sixteen Crucified Saviors: Christianity Before Christ
The governor or ruler was hostile in each case to the mission of the young Savior. Luke, in his gospel, names and counts off forty-one generations from David, to Joseph, though he had previously represented it as being forty-two; but Matthew says that “from Abraham to David are fourteen generations,” but according to his own showing, and according to his own list of names, there are but thirteen. Graves, often citing Anacalypsis and other works by Godfrey Higgins — as safiors source, asserts in the book that many messiah-like “saviors” were crucified on a cross or tree before ascending into heaven.
Consequently, the twenty-fifth of December was selected as his birthday, because it was the birthday of other Gods, and because it was regarded by the heathen, from time immemorial, as the birthday of Sol, the glorious luminary of heaven, it being the period he is born again into a new year, and “commences again his journey and his life;” and because, also, this epoch was, as Sharon Turner informs us, in his “History of the Anglo-Saxons,” the commencement of a new year up to the tenth century.
Will you believe us when we tell you the divine claims of your religion are gone — all swept away by the “logic of history,” and nullified by the demonstrations of science? In conclusion, please note the following points: Also angels, savios, and magi, or “wise men.
If, then, this heathen bible compiled, according to the Christian missionary. And shame and ignominy will be your portion. It is claimed that he was full and perfect Godand perfect man; and while he was Godhe was also the son of Godand as such was sent down by the father to save the fallen and guilty world; and that thus his mission pertained to the whole human race; and his inspired seers are made to declare that ultimately every nation, tongue, kindred, and people under heaven will acknowledge allegiance to his cruccified, and concede his right to reign and rule the world; that “every knee must bow, and every tongue confess that Jesus is Lordto the glory of God the Father.
Universal Monarch of the Sibyls. And, besides, we learn, from 2 Kings xiii.
The World’s Sixteen Crucified Saviors
Both are held to be really god incarnate Both were incarnated and born of a woman The mother in each case was a holy virgin The father of each was a carpenter Both were of royal decent Each had the title of “Savior” Both were “without sin” Both were crucified Both were crucified between two thieves Each taught of a great and final day of judgment Here is a small list of writers that lived during the time of Jesusaside from two forged passages in the work of a Jewish author, and two disputed passages in the work of Roman writersthere is to be found no mention of Jesus Christ in this mass of Jewish and Pagan writers.
Deva Tat, and Sammonocadam of Siam. In an ocean of religious confusion, help us maintain a drop of sanity! Savilrs, their seers prophesied that saaviors the end of the CaU Yug period, a divine child Avatar, or Savior would be drucified, who would understand the divine writings the Holy Scriptures and the sciences, without the labor of leaming them.
In the Anacalypsis crjcified are told that Magi came from the East to offer gifts at Socrates’ birth, bringing gold, frankincense and myrrh,” the same kind of offering as that presented to the two divine infants Chrishna and Christ, according to their respective “inspired” biographers. Hence, was gotten up a “Mediator,” or middle God, to stand midway between the Great Supreme and the people, and transmit messages one saviorz the other, and thus serve as agent for both parties.
The mother in each case was a holy virgin. DIVESTED of all explanation, the announcement of the fact that the time of the birth of many of the incarnated Gods and Saviors of antiquity was fixed at the same period, and this period cruciied twenty- fifth of December, celebrated all over Christendom as the birthday of Jesus Christ, would sound marvelously strange, especially when it is noticed that this period formerly dated the birth of a new year — the birth of King Sol.
Even some of those who are represented to have been personally acquainted with him — aye! All were crucified gods, and all met their fates hundreds of years before Jesus appeared on the scene.
The World’s Sixteen Crucified Saviors
That he taught no new doctrine or moral precept. Otherwise, the genealogy of “Sinbad the Sailor,” or “Harry Haulaway,” would have been as apropos.
Maurice all confess to the antiquity of this story, as originating before the birth of Christ. Why either of them should have taken such a circuitous or roundabout way of killing an infant, when the life of the strongest man, and every man in their kingdoms, was at their instant disposal, “divine inspiration” does not inform us.
Fleetwood a very popular Christian writer testifies in this matter that “the Greek fathers generally agree that the place of Christ’s birth was a cave. Jul 06, Naomi Moore rated it it was amazing. The scientific and historical facts zaviors brought before the intelligent pubUc, have served as keys for explaining many of the doctrines comprised in the popular creed. Higgins, that the same assortment of spices with the gold constituted the materials offered as gifts to the sun, in Persia more than three thousand years ago; and likewise cgucified Arabia near the same era.
This text is often cited by Christian writers and controversialists as prefiguring the mission of the Christian Savior, viz.
Osiris, an incarnate deity of Egypt, we may cite as another case of an infantile God receiving signal honors and eclat at birth, as he was visited while yet in the cradle by a host of admiring adorers. The principal circumstance, however, which led to the conception of a divine Savior was the desire to find some way to continue in sin and wrong-doing and escape its natural and legitimate consequences; in other words, to evade the penalty. The Logic of Miracles — Part 3: We do not observe that this claim to the infinite deityship of Jesus Christ has been or is likely to be universally conceded.