An engraving of gods on the wall of the Sobek temple.
Ancient History

Religion and Deities of Ancient Egypt

July 12, 2020

A look inside the ancient Egyptian religion and their different types of deities: From hybrid gods to gods with non-animal forms, and why did ancient Egyptians choose to worship these specific forms. […]

An image of the Stella of Pharaoh Akhenaten.
Ancient History

Private Religion and Monotheism in Ancient Egypt

July 11, 2020

Ordinary People in ancient Egypt had their own private religion and domestic deities, whom they worshipped for different reasons. And, briefly, there a time in ancient Egypt when monotheism or at least henotheism broke the stranglehold of polytheism. […]

Erosary on charging station

New “Click to Pray” eRosary Exhibits Religion’s Adaptive Qualities

October 23, 2019

The Vatican has debuted a $110 wearable tech called the eRosary. The Click to Pray eRosary website describes it as a device that pairs with an app on smartphones to help people learn to pray the rosary. The invention offers one example of why religion stays with us in a changing world of technological innovations. […]

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