GOD ALWAYS PREVAILS.
humans only have the power to do what God allows them to do in
Christianity> God gives ppl the choice to choose good or bad
[heaven or hell]
12:17 even if we were telling the truth> they aren't telling the truth
mystery play- last day of inundation [re-enacted the history of the Nile to
make sure it happens next year]
real meaningful rites happened behind closed doors with the pharoah and
osiris god of vegetation and resurrection
moon god, king
mortuary god- having a funerary element
ba- the soul osiris judges
escatology- study of the last judgement or "last days" or heaven and hell
patriarchy- society run by men. the "rule of the fathers." men are the high status
in islam the qu'ran is chanted but it is not considered singing.
it is called tajwid/tajweed and the beat is kept with a hand drum but there are not
other instruments for musical purposes.
gregorian chant sung in latin
9th century/ 800s
osiris prominent > discussion of the cosmology in pyramid texts
talks about the afterlife
Osiris associated with Duat [watery celestial region where he
consorts w/ orion and sothis]
osiris lord of duat + "Lord of Eternity"
functions ascribed to myth, cult
Muhammad d. 622
Inspiration> Christians view it as a general thing. Muslims believe that
teh Qu'ran is the exact world of Allah dictated [true scripture in
arabic]. cannot just throw qu'ran away. must be disposed of in a
shamans very connected with the spirit world.
shamans the focus of contradictory trend
Shaman- knowledge and experience which would benefit all of humanity dying
out with the shamans; newfound respect for shamans as a religious
symposium in De
imagine you are a shaman and what
task you are doing and how you'll do it.
would take some herbs [hallocenogenic] to begin my
once in trance go through dangerous gateway to the
spirit world [giant hole, etc]
call upon animal/pl
Shakers: We Sit Together
celibate- abstinence from sex the whole time.
chaste- sex within marriage only.
socialism [society]- everything shared btw the ppl
communism(Marx)- religion opiate of the ppl [disapproved of it]. teach ppl not to
worry about wealt
hagiography: writing about saint's life. mostly always tells about the goods things.
author is biased.
ethnotheology- popular view
asceticism- physical self denial
apaches> want museum to admit that they are sacred objects not just cultural