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If you read the bible, why not read the Book of the Dead?

Crazy idea!

The bible is suposed to be Basic - Instructions - Before - Leaving - Earth, so what about the guide to the afterlife?

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sugahmamma

Asked by sugahmamma at 1:15 PM on Aug. 28, 2010 in Religious Debate

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  • If you drink water why not drink ammonia?

    Why would you want to poison your mind?
    agriffinmom4

    Answer by agriffinmom4 at 1:16 PM on Aug. 28, 2010

  • I agree with agriffinmom4
    an-apple-a-day

    Answer by an-apple-a-day at 1:17 PM on Aug. 28, 2010

  • Because I believe the Bible is inspired of God, not so with the Book of the Dead.
    CorrinaWithrow

    Answer by CorrinaWithrow at 1:17 PM on Aug. 28, 2010

  • B/C The bible is a book from God and others would be a book of man.
    :)
    bizima4

    Answer by bizima4 at 1:18 PM on Aug. 28, 2010

  • I totally want to read The Book Of The Dead- saw it a couple weeks ago and almost bought it
    charlotsomtimes

    Answer by charlotsomtimes at 1:18 PM on Aug. 28, 2010

  • never heard of it and probablly never will even take a peak.
    motherwanting6

    Answer by motherwanting6 at 1:18 PM on Aug. 28, 2010

  • They're not alike in any way.
    leah_rai

    Answer by leah_rai at 1:18 PM on Aug. 28, 2010

  • The Book of the Dead is definately on my want to read list.
    pnwmom

    Answer by pnwmom at 1:19 PM on Aug. 28, 2010

  • because i have no interest in any afterlife outside of Heaven.
    dullscissors

    Answer by dullscissors at 1:19 PM on Aug. 28, 2010

  • 1. Heaven is afterlife, so you do have some interest dullscissors 2. Bizima4, The Bible was written by the same hands of mortal human beings as the Book of the Dead, and both claim to be inspired by higher spiritual power for the greater good of the soul. 3. Agriffinmom4, I like your analogy, but referring to the Book of the Dead as poison is ignorant. Its a spiritual book, a holy book of ancient beliefs that came long before Christianity. And check me on the facts, but Greek scholars and philosophers went to study at the Ancient temples of the Egyptians before Christianity as a religion was established.

    sugahmamma

    Comment by sugahmamma (original poster) at 1:36 PM on Aug. 28, 2010

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