God of the week: Set

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 Posted on Sunday, October 23rd, 2016
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Set is a god that embodies war and chaos. Set has multiple spellings, some of which include: Setekh, Setesh, Seth, and Suti. Set is the brother of Osiris, god of death and life. The sky goddess, Nut, never gave birth to Set. Instead he was said to have fought his way out of her womb. […]

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Secular concerns of a parent in east Tn

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 Posted on Friday, September 9th, 2016
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The first day of school is a time that brings joy to parents. The parents get to see their child learning and the beginnings of growing up. This is a time to spend nights helping with homework and playing games to help study for upcoming tests. This is a time of change and growth, but […]

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God of the Week : Nut

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 Posted on Friday, August 5th, 2016
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She is the goddess that embodies the night sky and watches over the dead. The goddess Nut spreads her wings over the earth to push back the terrible forces of chaos. She is the daughter of Shu god of the air  and Tefnut the goddess of moisture.   Nut is depicted by the Egyptians as […]

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Sobek

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 Posted on Thursday, July 28th, 2016
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The story of Sobek is about a god and his journey from a fearsome source of darkness, into a deity that protects and serves the weak. Sobek was originally a god that embodied war and ferocious animals. Crocodiles were a common occurrence along the Nile. Unfortunately for the Egyptians, these Crocodiles killed other wildlife and […]

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Thoth

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 Posted on Wednesday, July 13th, 2016
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Thoth is the Egyptian god of writing. His ability to document and shape reality with his words was so powerful that his own writing brought him into existence. Most Egyptian deities have parents or siblings, however Thoth remains unique in that he was not fathered by any other god.     Thoth had a variety […]

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Apollo

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 Posted on Thursday, July 7th, 2016
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Apollo is known as the Greek God of music, and is commonly depicted with a bow and arrow or playing a lyre. He is the twin brother to Artemis.He is born out of the union of Zeus and Leto. This enraged Hera with jealousy, to where she forbade Leto from giving birth on any land […]

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Artemis

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 Posted on Friday, July 1st, 2016
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Artemis is the twin sister of Apollo. She is the goddess of the hunt and of the wilderness. Her father was Zeus and her mother was Leto(the daughter of the Titans Coeus and Phoebe). After giving birth to Artemis in the city of Ortygia, Leto finds refuge in the city of Delos to give birth […]

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Prometheus

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 Posted on Wednesday, June 22nd, 2016
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Prometheus (Προμηθεν΄ς , meaning forethought in Greek) is perhaps one of the most intriguing gods of the ancient world. He was originally a titan, son of Themis, and brother to Atlas. Prometheus and his mother sided with Zeus in the battle for control of the cosmos. It was a fierce battle that carried on for […]

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Rethinking bigoted laws in the wake of the Orlando massacre

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 Posted on Tuesday, June 21st, 2016
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The recent tragedy in Orlando that claimed the lives of 49 people is on the minds of most of America and across the world. There are many standing in solidarity with the lgbt community, as this was clearly a hate crime. Even in states that have passed anti-lgbt legislation, we see groups holding vigils and […]

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God of the Week: Ma’at

ma'at goddess of truth
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 Posted on Wednesday, June 15th, 2016
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The goddess Ma’at: Most of us would define truth as facts and information that can be proven or verified by evidence and reason. For the Egyptians, however, truth was embodied by the Goddess Ma’at. Ma’at was the goddess of truth, order, and justice. She was the one who brought order to existence and placed judgment […]

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