Angels in Different Religions, Cultures and Traditions

Angels in Different Religions, Cultures and Traditions

When you think of an angel, you probably think of some white-robed creature with wings. Though this particular image may come from artistic interpretations of ancient Greek deities like Nike (victory) and Eros (love), almost every culture around the world has their...
Ancient Egyptian God Ra | Sun Deity

Ancient Egyptian God Ra | Sun Deity

Ra was the Egyptian god of the sun, he became this major figure about 4500 years ago in the Fifth Dynasty. He was one of the most, if not the most important god in the Egyptian world for centuries or millennias. Which is quite plausible considering that it is the Sun...
Death and the Afterlife According to Ancient Peoples

Death and the Afterlife According to Ancient Peoples

Most people today conceive of the afterlife as a place where winged babies dance among the clouds. While it’s hard to prove exactly what an afterlife might look like, everyone seems to have their own conception of “what dreams may come when we have shuffled off this...
The Afterlife According to 5 Different Faiths

The Afterlife According to 5 Different Faiths

People are always curious about what happens after death. While there isn’t much of a scientific process for documenting what happens beyond this world, almost every culture and religion has its own unique ideas about what transpires. Some groups have come and...
Demonology in the Ancient and Modern World

Demonology in the Ancient and Modern World

If you’ve ever watched a famous horror movie about possession like The Exorcist, you’ve probably become at least a little intrigued by the notion of a whole science around unsavory, dark beings whose maleficent presence threatens mankind—or at least makes annoying...

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