published over eighty years ago, Alexander Hislop reveals that many Roman Catholic teachings did not originate with Christ or the Bible, but were adopted from. As Duas Babilônias por Alexander Hislop. Previsão de lançamento para o primeiro semestre de · Image may contain . The Two Babylons or The Papal Worship Proved to be the Worship of Nimrod and His Wife By the Late Rev. Alexander Hislop.

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All historians of repute have at once rejected this story of the apostolic encounter with the magician as being destitute of all contemporary evidence; but as the visit of Peter to Rome rests on the same authority, it must stand or fall along with it, or, at least, it must be admitted to be extremely doubtful. In modern times, Rome seems bbabilonias have been babilonuas unfortunate in regard to Peter’s chair; for, even after that which bore the twelve babulonias of Hercules had been condemned and cast aside, as unfit to bear the light that the Reformation had poured upon the darkness of the Holy See, that which was chosen to replace it was destined to reveal still more ludicrously the barefaced impostures of the Papacy.

Alexander Hislop

About was he raised to the position which gave him, in Pagan estimation, the power of alexanedr keys referred to. The most striking feature of this pompous ceremony was the brilliant cortege of the monarch, who was either borne in his chair of state by the principal officers of state, under a rich canopy, or walked on foot, overshadowed with rich flabella and fans of waving plumes.

Table of Contents The Two Babylons: This is the case among the Negroes of Africawhose god, called the Feticheis represented in the form of a crosier, as is evident from the following words of Hurd: But, while this is the case with Peter the Christianit can be shown to be by no means doubtful that before the Christian era, and downwards, there was a “Peter” at Rome, who occupied the highest place in the Pagan priesthood. Janus, the two-headed god, “who had lived in two worlds,” was the Babylonian divinity as an incarnation of Noah.


Whatever the reader may think of this apology for chair-worship, he will surely at least perceive, taking this in connection with what we have already seen, that the hoary fable of Peter’s chair duzs fairly exploded.

For example, Lester L. Now we find statements in their sacred books which prove that once a very different doctrine must have been taught. babilobias

So utterly idolatrous was the Babylonian recognition of the Divine unity, that Hislkp, the Living God, severely condemned His own people for giving any countenance to it: The one was when he was depicted as half-man half-fish; the upper part being entirely human, the under part ending in the tail of a fish.

Now, moving slowly up, between the two armed lines of soldiers, appeared a long procession of ecclesiastics, bishops, canons, and cardinals, preceding the Roman pontiff, who was borne on a gilded chair, clad in vestments resplendent as the sun.

Hermes Trismegistus seems to have been regarded as a new incarnation of Thoth, and possessed of higher honours.

Both Bunsen and Layard in their researches have come to substantially the same result.

The Sovereign Pontiff The Two Babylons Alexander Hislop

The babiloniaa figure Fig 51 from Babylon shows the crosier in its ruder guise. Much of Hislop’s work centers on his association of the legendary Ninus and his semi-historical wife Semiramis with the Biblical Nimrod as her husband and her son, with their incestuous male offering being Tammuz. Retrieved from ” https: To enable the Pope, however, to rise to the full plenitude of power which he now asserts, the co-operation of others was needed.

From Xenophon we have evidence that this Persian custom came from Babylon. Dover Publications, New York, The claim that Easter is derived from Ishtar has been questioned.

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Views Read Edit View history. Rahm in Hebrew signifies “The merciful or compassionate one. The classical reader may remember, that when the Alexande augurs consulted the heavens, or took prognostics from the aspect of the sky, there was a certain instrument with which it was indispensable that they should be equipped.


In the countries where the Babylonian system was most thoroughly developed, we find alexanfer Sovereign Pontiff of the Babylonian god invested with the very attributes now ascribed to the Pope. On the Etymology of Ishtar. Now, when he had come, in the estimation of the Pagansto occupy the place of the representatives of Janus and Cybeleand therefore to be entitled to bear their keys, the Pope saw that if he could only get it believed among the Christians that Peter alone had the power of the keys, and that he was Peter’s alexnder, then the sight of these keys would keep up the delusion, and thus, though the temporal dignity of Rome as a city should decay, his own dignity as the Bishop of Rome would be more firmly established than ever.

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Now we find such language applied to Brahm, the one supreme God, as cannot be accounted for, except on the supposition that Brahm had the very same meaning as the Hebrew Rahm. Hislop builds on the Panbabylonian school of Hyperdiffusionismwhich was common in the 19th century, to argue that Classical and Ancient Near Eastern civilization took its inspiration from Babylon. Inand not before, did hislpo publicly lay claim to the possession of Peter’s keys.

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Priests, Monks, and Nuns 19k. If there be any who imagine that there is some occult and mysterious virtue in an apostolic succession that comes through the Papacy, let them seriously consider the real character of the Pope’s own orders, and of those of his bishops and clergy. In this character he was said to have ” jus vertendi cardinis “–the “power of hisop the hinge”–of opening the doors of heaven, or of opening or shutting the gates of peace or war upon earth.