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Is Christianity an Egyptian Myth?

 
Anonymous

Asked by Anonymous at 3:50 PM on Apr. 8, 2010 in Religion & Beliefs

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  • The question isn't very clear. Yes, many parts of Egyptian mythology are employed in christian mythology...as are many parts of Mesopotamian myths (including a garden with a snake, a flood story, and the Jesus counterpart, Mithras among others.) The Israelite people spent many, many years enslaved to those who conquered them and borrowed freely from these cultures. The East Indian god-man Krishna not only shares a name similar to Christ's but many of his mythological traits (a virgin mother, a carpenter father, supposed royal descent, being without sin, being crucified between two thieves, teaching of a great an final day of judgment, and being considered god incarnate) are identical. God-men are common in world-wide cultures and a culture like the christian followers (many of Jewish origin) would inevitably create their own versions for their god-man.
    witchqueen

    Answer by witchqueen at 7:09 PM on Apr. 8, 2010

  • No.
    Anonymous

    Answer by Anonymous at 3:54 PM on Apr. 8, 2010

  • ..well, some historians believe so.
    outstandingLove

    Answer by outstandingLove at 3:54 PM on Apr. 8, 2010

  • There are a few parallels between Jesus and Horus, however not as many as some books and a particular internet movie suggest.
    KelleyP77

    Answer by KelleyP77 at 4:24 PM on Apr. 8, 2010

  • Do you have a reference to this statement. I mean Christianity came ofter Egyptian rule and religion, so are you trying to say Egyptians predicted Christianity.

    RyansMom001

    Answer by RyansMom001 at 4:44 PM on Apr. 8, 2010

  • ..well, some historians believe so.


     Which historians?  I've never actually read of an expert in Egyptian religion making connections to Christianity.

    Anonymous

    Answer by Anonymous at 4:46 PM on Apr. 8, 2010

  • I don't believe so. However I know some historians think it is, as well it has very many similarities to Egyptian stories.
    hot-mama86

    Answer by hot-mama86 at 4:47 PM on Apr. 8, 2010

  • nope
    hinson7169

    Answer by hinson7169 at 5:28 PM on Apr. 8, 2010

  • no
    Anonymous

    Answer by Anonymous at 5:46 PM on Apr. 8, 2010

  • Nope
    Shaneagle777

    Answer by Shaneagle777 at 5:54 PM on Apr. 8, 2010

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