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10 Heavens Of World Mythologies

10 Heavens Of World Mythologies

Nearly every religion or mythology has a paradise which promises everlasting rewards if its followers obey the rules. There are quite a few similarities between them—mainly eternal youth, peacefulness, and an absence of evil or strife—but there are quite a few differences as well. 10TlalocanAztec Mythology For the Aztec people, Mictlan was the place where

Top 10 Patron Saints of Random Things

Top 10 Patron Saints of Random Things

The Roman Catholics have thought of everything. Who knew there were three patron saints of librarians, much less one? (FYI, they are Catherine of Alexandria, Jerome, and Lawrence of Rome.) Additionally, many saints hold multiple titles. Catherine of Alexandria, for instance, is the patron saint of a lengthy roster of people, places, and things that

10 Papal Elections As Corrupt As Anything In Politics

10 Papal Elections As Corrupt As Anything In Politics

You likely imagine papal elections as solemn gatherings, where the cardinals seek guidance from the Holy Spirit to choose St. Peter’s successor. But for most of history, these affairs have been the complete opposite. 10An Unsaintly Smear Campaign Two recognized saints of the Catholic Church were once hostile rivals for the papacy. Hippolytus was the

Top 10 Most Influential Jews In History

Top 10 Most Influential Jews In History

The Jewish people have a long and colorful history. They are the source of some of the greatest thinking in history – religious and scientific. They have suffered many tribulations and have been the cause of a few as well. They have been central figures in much of the unrest in the middle east where

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