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Possible candidates that appear in the Bible you might like to consider: Antiochus Epiphanes (cf. Daniel 11:21-45, 2 Maccabees) The King of Tyre (cf. Ezekiel chs 27-29) Both of these have been considered to be types of Antichrist which would make them a natural fit to be associated with devil worship. Not a famous person, but a place mentioned in the ...


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Biblical or Historical Devil Worshipper? Since we are dealing with the 14th century and a fictional novel, it would be best to use a fictional character. At least this way it remains fictional. Why not take a medieval legend to your advantage. It seems to me the legendary personage of Cartaphilus. Although legend says he is of Jewish origin, you could ...


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If you add the lengths of the reigns of the kings of Judah in 1 & 2 Kings you get 393.5 years, which is very close to the 390 years of iniquity of the house of Israel (Samaria), Samaria never had a godly king and although the nation of Israel {Samaria} ended in about 722 BC the house of Israel went on, many of them moved to Judah, see 2 Chronicles 35:16-...


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What is the meaning of the stained glass above the altar at Votivkirche in Wien with the Portuguese Quinas on it? The Portuguese Quinas or Coat of arms of Portugal (1481-present) can be seen in the Votive Church in Austria known as Votivkirche. It can be be seen in Vienna, Austria. This is a votive church and as such was constructed in order to fulfill a ...


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How has Roman Catholic Confession changed throughout the centuries? I know that this question deals with the 16th century on, but I would like to give a little background first. According to the Council of Trent, the consensus of all the Fathers always understood that by the words of Christ just cited, the power of forgiving and retaining sins was ...


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Now, why is it that many Christians firmly believe that the wailing wall was part of the Temple? A statement that can imply that Jesus was wrong. What Christians believe is that Jesus prophesied the coming literal destruction and that it was fulfilled, and attested by independent historical accounts outside the New Testament. Whether "Not ... one stone ...


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Manetho was a historian in the first or second century bc. Historians today rely heavily on Manetho for their chronology of Egyptian history. According to Manetho "Amenophis" was the pharaoh at the time of the Exodus. Amenophis is the Greek name for "Amenhotep". There were four pharaohs called Amenhotep. All of them reigned in the 18th Dynasty. Using ...


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Aramaic, Hebrew and Greek Stanley Porter, in “Did Jesus Ever Teach In Greek?” (Tyndale Bulletin 44, no. 1 [1993]: 199–235).


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An archaeological dig found evidence of a house from the first century in the heart of Nazareth. See here:- http://www.antiquities.org.il/article_eng.aspx?sec_id=25&subj_id=240&id=1638&module_id=#as


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