REL-Historical Origins

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REL-Historical Origins
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  1. -Victorious Sun
    -Primary God in the Roman Empire
    -Unconquered Sun
    -DOB: Dec 25th
    -In 321, Sunday was made "day of rest"
    Sol Invictus
  2. -Best know mystery cult
    -Popular in western empire
    -Ritual bath on initiation
    -Ritual meals; 7 rituals
    -Rival cult of Christianity
    -100s-400s CE
    Mithras
  3. -Universal reason
    -Logic
    Logos
  4. -Spiritual realm exists
       *Neoplatonism: Matter is corrupt; spirit is pure
    -Pneuma
    -Truth exists and is intelligible by humans
    Platonism
  5. Breath of Life (soul)
    Pneuma
  6. -Attempt to reestablish sovereignty
    -167-160 BCE
    Maccabean Revolt
  7. -temple
    -main focus was rituals
    -no afterlife
    -sacrifice animals
    Saducees
  8. -Synagogues
    -Believed in afterlife
    -Scholars
    -One God
    Parisees
  9. -Rebels
    -The extremes
    Zealots
  10. -Rejected Religion
    -The extremes
    Essenes
  11. -annointed
    -Kingdom of Israel
    -1020-722 BCE
    Messiah
  12. One God (jewish context)
    YWHY

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