Per Bastemhet

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Monolatry is not monotheism

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In my last post on monolatry I mentioned I would explore how monolatry is not a monotheism.  I think the information in the last post combined with this information from Wim van den Dungen’s article "On Henotheism."  All quotes are from this article.

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July 29, 2011 at 7:22 pm

Conceptions of netjer: One? Many? And more importantly, when?

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While reviewing my post on ante-rational henotheism I realized that while there was a lot of dense information, it wasn’t necessarily formulated in a way that helped to explain clearly and to a well-formed conclusion.  There is also a discussion I had with a co-religionist in which speaking with him helped to formulate and coagulate my ideas and research on how the ancient Kemetics conceived of their own deities.  I’ll be summarizing my findings in this post in order to tie up any loose ends.

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June 23, 2011 at 5:23 pm