Tag: sun

Surya the sun god

Meet Surya, sun god of India. Surya has been worshipped by Indians for at least 3,000 years, appearing in the ancient text the Rig Veda and many other writings since then. The name “Syria” derives from the same word and means “sun.” Related Indian words for “sun” include sura and surja, from the radical sr, […]

The Son-Sun pun strawman

In his book Did Jesus Exist?, Bart Ehrman singles me out for especial berating, suggesting repeatedly that I am “making things up” and placing me in a category of mythicists whose writings constitute “sensationalist claims that are so extravagant, so wrongheaded, and so poorly substantiated that it is no wonder that scholars do not take […]

The Son of God is the Sun of God

In the myth of the Inca/Peruvian creator god Viracocha appear a number of important mythological and astrotheological motifs that can be found in many other religions, including Christianity. For example, Viracocha possesses solar attributes, such as the golden color and the sun crown. Another astrotheological or nature-worshipping motif are the tears of rain falling from […]

HORUS IS A SUN GOD!!!

I wrote that title in all caps, because no matter how many times that fact is repeated, no matter how much evidence is proffered, the mistake, inaccuracy or downright lie is constantly being put forth that Horus was NOT a sun god. This blatant error is made not by professional Egyptologists, of course, but by […]

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