A Book of the Beginnings

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Cosimo, Inc., Mar 1, 2007 - Social Science - 700 pages
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After enjoying years as a popular journalist and poet, intellectual and freethinker Gerald Massey turned his vast studies in the field of Egyptology into A Book of the Beginnings, a bold statement that the origin of all civilization lays in ancient Egypt. His assertions, radical at the time-indeed, almost a century before the discovery of three-million-year-old human remains in Africa-resonate loudly today, when molecular biology is making corresponding discoveries alongside the still-raging creation-versus-evolution controversy. In Volume II, Massey intelligently argues an Egyptian origin for Biblical symbology, lexicography, and mythology. Here, he not only asks if the oldest Jewish and Christian axioms were really born on the banks of the Nile, he offers a stalwart and profound "Yes!" British author GERALD MASSEY (1828-1907) published works of poetry, spiritualism, Shakespearean criticism, and theology, but his best-known works are in the realm of Egyptology, including The Natural Genesis and Ancient Egypt: The Light of the World.
 

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Comparative Vocabulary of Hebrew
1
Hebrew Cruxes with Egyptian Illustrations
23
Egyptian Origines in the Hebrew Scriptures
80
The Phenomenal Origin of JehovahElohim
125
Egyptian Origin of the Exodus
176
Moses and Joshua of the Two LionGods of Egypt
228
An Egyptian Dynasty of Hebrew Deities Identified
281
The Egyptian Origin of the Jews Traced from
363
Comparative Vocabulary of AkkadoAssyrian
443
Egyptian Origines in the AkkadoAssyrian
457
Comparative Vocabulary of Maori
523
African Origines of the Maori
535
XXin Roots in Africa Beyond Egypt
599
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