DeliriumsRealm is devoted to the study of good and evil in society; specifically, what is the nature of evil and how has evil been defined and personified throughout history. The site (http://www.deliriumsrealm.com/) offers an extensive database of demon names and profiles as well as articles on demonology, biblical studies, the afterlife and end times and witchcraft. Our most popular demon profiles include Satan,Lucifer, Azazel, Fallen Angels, and the Watchers and Nephilim from the Book of Eno.
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In Ethical Monotheist traditions of Judaism, Christianity, and Islam, there is a concept of an all-powerful, all-knowing, Creator who is morally good, just, kind, loving, and who has our best interests in mind.
MTV is reporting that legions of metalheads might have to switch up their number of the beast – from 666 to 616 – according to a recently found manuscript of Revelation.
Usually when people start out, they’re very self-conscious about doing rituals. They think it’s silly to wear a robe, have a magic wand, light colored candles, chant in Latin, etc. The truth is that all of these things are just tools. They aren’t required to perform magic successfully.
We have learned to dismiss the Inquisition, to view its cases, its hundreds of years of history as a self-fulfilling prophesy gone terribly wrong. People driven by faith or greed or a bit of both, sought witches and found them. Scores and scores of women and men were imprisoned, tortured and in some cases killed, apparently for their own good. History has rejected the Inquisition’s legacy, it values and self-validations.
We know “evil” when we see it from an outsider’s perspective and can judge how one’s actions have affected another individual or a larger community. One of humanity’s most common theological questions is how to answer the fundamental question, “What is evil?” Certainly, human intent to do harm should play a large role in the definition, but with so many intricacies, it’s not surprising that people have grappled with the concept of what evil is for millennia.
Numerous bowls and chalices over the centuries have been reported to be the Holy Grail. Legends have talked about the Holy Grail, supposedly the cup Jesus and disciples drank from at the Last Supper and alleges to give eternal life, since the Middle Ages. Regardless, by the Middle Ages, this cup, whether symbolic or actual, became quite popular.
Of all the holidays, Halloween stands out as the best example of the quintessential American “melting pot,” that is, a melange of beliefs, rituals, or traditions, both religious or pagan, that stem from all cultures living in America. From Halloween's early Celtic Roots to modern day practice, we'll explore the evolution of this favorite holiday. Some have argued that Halloween has lost its spiritual meaning due to all the corporate and media influences. In this technology driven world, it’s important to remember that along with society, even holidays are subject to evolution.
But it’s always nice to take a look back at history and learn how it all began.
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