Diana Agorio's Blog – August 2010 Archive (2)

Attn: Science Profs, your Evolution problem is in the Humanities Dept.

I sympathize with US scientists who are frustrated with the level of ignorance in our country regarding Evolution. However, they need to be aware that Evangelical preachers and conservatives are not their only problem. A number of liberals, particularly secular professors and teachers, are contributing to the problem with their presentation of ancient history.

I was dumbfounded when one of my favorite professors presented…

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Added by Diana Agorio on August 26, 2010 at 12:32pm — 4 Comments

How Myth Became History and the Origins of Exodus (Excerpt from Chapter 9: Beware of Greeks Bearing History in "Sex Rites")

In the early 5th century BCE, an Ionian Greek called Hecateaus of Miletus travelled extensively within the Persian Empire and wrote what was probably the first history book. As he travelled to places like Egypt, he realized there was a problem with his divine ancestry. Egyptian priests showed him statues of hereditary high priests, stretching back to the twelfth millennium. Hecateaus' pedigree of sixteen generations to a god seemed like recent history, compared to Egyptian… Continue

Added by Diana Agorio on August 25, 2010 at 5:48pm — No Comments

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