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  • Pagan God And Jesus

    Posted by muhammad saad on September 2, 2022 at 1:40 am

    At the heart of these teachings were myths concerning a dying and resurrecting god-man or demigod, who was known by many different names. In Egypt he was Osiris; in Greece, Dionysus; in Asia Minor, Attis; in Syria, Adonis; in Italy, Bacchus; in Persia, Mithras.

    Let us take a closer look at the parallelisms.

    1) Tammuz (2,000 B.C.) was a Mesopotamian god of fertility. His father was the Sumerian God Enki and his consort the goddess Inanna (Ishtar).

    March and April mark the death of Tammuz. Tammuz died at the hands of Inanna, but she eventually brought him back to life. He died to save people from starvation and death. Like Jesus, Tammuz was called a shepherd. He died during the summer solstice but lived again in winter. He spent half a year in the underworld and the other half among the living.

    2) Osiris (2,500 B.C.) was the most important god of ancient Egypt. His father was God and his mother a mortal virgin. He was born in a cave on Dec. 25, before three shepherds. He died at Easter time for the sins of the world. He descended into the underworld, and on the third day rose from the dead. His followers await his return as judge during the Last Days.

    According to noted Egyptologist E.A. Wallis Budge in “Osiris and the Egyptian Resurrection”: “The central figure of the ancient Egyptian religion was Osiris, and the chief fundamentals of his cult is the belief in his divinity, death, resurrection and absolute control of the bodies and souls of men.”

    3) Attis (1,200 B.C.) was born on Dec. 25. His mother was the virgin Nana. He was slain by a boar, but other stories say he was crucified on a tree from which his blood ran down “to redeem the earth.” His grave was found empty. He resurrected on March 25.

    4) Mithra (or Mithras, 1,200 B.C.) was born of a virgin on Dec. 25, had 12 disciples and performed miracles. He died and then resurrected after three days. His day of worship is Sunday. The cult held many secret rituals. The cult of Mithra was widespread in ancient times

    The article draw some parallels with Jesus like figure with pagans gods. anyone please respond?

    Dr. Irfan Shahzad replied 9 months ago 2 Members · 1 Reply
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  • Pagan God And Jesus

    Dr. Irfan Shahzad updated 9 months ago 2 Members · 1 Reply
  • Dr. Irfan Shahzad

    Scholar September 5, 2022 at 11:35 pm

    The truth of Jesus is self evident. It did happen in the light of history which has been transmitted to generation to generations unanimously: both parties, those who accepted him and those who rejected him, those who crucified him and those who lamented his death.

    Now the similarities in other myths have to be explained that the similar event might have occurred sometimes in the unknown history or they might have the news of this Jesus who will be crucified (apparently as revealed by Quran). The parallels in the other myths cannot nullify an event which actually happened in the proven history.

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