Reaction to “The Hearth of Hellenism: An Open Letter to Mary Beard”

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Today I came across a piece on Patheos where Angelo Nasios reacts to claims from the famous British Classics scholar Mary Beard, that because there are no modern believers in the ancient Gods she can make controversial claims without having to look over her back. You can read the blog post by Angelo Nasios here. Continue reading

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An Example of Piety Trumping Lavish Offerings

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A little impromptu post today, based on a clip which I saw on Facebook. The clip is from a Tamil movie called “Maha Sakthi Mariamman”. The clip shows that the Deities, in this case, a Goddess Whom I do not know the identity of, prefer true piety and devotion to lavish offerings. See for yourself at this URL. Continue reading

On the Representation of the Gods in Pop Culture

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With the arrival of the new video game “Assassin’s Creed: Origins” a topic has resurfaced once more in online discussions. The topic being the disrespectful and dismissive depiction of the Gods, polytheism, and polytheists, in popular media. I wanted to write something about it here and express my thoughts. Continue reading

Zeus’s MDT – Day 28: What are the worst misconceptions about Zeus?

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Today’s topic is the worst misconceptions about Zeus. However, I kind of already wrote about this extensively in Zeus’s MDT – Day 9: Common Mistakes. I have nothing new to add to this really. So I’ll leave this post at linking back to the ninth post of this MDT.

Ἔρρωσο.