The Apocalypse of Thomas

Introduction The emergence of this book has been recent. The Gelasian Decree denounces the book ‘proclaimed the Revelation of Thomas’ as apocryphal, and that was all that was known of it. In 1908, an excerpt in the Berlin MS. (eighth-ninth century) of Jerome’s Chronicle was detected by Dr. Frick. In the eighteenth year of Tiberius,Continue reading “The Apocalypse of Thomas”

Philo of Alexandria

Philo of Alexandria originally named Philo Judaeus was born in 20 BCE and died in 50 CE in Alexandria, Egypt, Roman Empire. The name of his parents is unknown but we know that he came from a wealthy well-known family, his father was granted a Roman citizenship from Roman dictator Gaius Julius Caesar. He visitedContinue reading “Philo of Alexandria”

Isaac Newton

Isaac Newton was born on January 4, 1643, in Woolsthorpe-by-Colsterworth, Lincolnshire England, and died on March 31, 1727, in Kensington, Middlesex, Great Britain. He was an English mathematician, astronomer, theologian, physicist, and writer (described in his period as a “natural philosopher”) who is broadly recognized as one of the greatest mathematicians and most influential scientistsContinue reading “Isaac Newton”

Representation of Deities of the Maya Manuscripts – Ancient Maya Deities

Due to the time depth of the Maya culture and the various influences from elsewhere in Mesoamerica, the pantheon of Maya gods and deities is particularly rich and the nature of Maya religious beliefs makes it difficult to grasp for the western eye. The seemingly well-ordered polytheistic nature of the Maya pantheon derived in largeContinue reading “Representation of Deities of the Maya Manuscripts – Ancient Maya Deities”