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eyeofhorus33 wrote:

> It is my understanding that the period between Osiris' death
> and resurrection varies, depending on the myth. For example, as
> "the Osiris"/deceased in the Egyptian funerary texts, as well
> as the nightly sun, he dies and is resurrected on a daily
> basis.
>
> The annual death-and-resurrection period, however, is commonly
> depicted as three days. One such citation is Reverend Dr.
> Alfred Bertholet, a theologian and professor at the University
> of Göttingen. In an article entitled “The Pre-Christian Belief
> in the Resurrection of the Body”, published in 1916 in The
> American Journal of Theology by the University of Chicago
> Press, Dr. Bertholet remarks: "Osiris was three days and three
> nights in the waters before he was restored to life again."
> Being ‘restored to life’ after one's death is resurrection, in
> my humble opinion!

One of the references in my earlier post is available online. There, you will see that Griffiths states on pg 29 that:
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... Osiris, unlike Adonis, was regarded as a ruler of the dead and was not resurrected in the guise of a young god.

Osiris has a 'renewed life which is eternal' (24), but that takes place in the Underworld, not in this life.

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Astrology From Ancient Egypt 391 Te Henua Nagual 04-Dec-11 11:28
Re: Astrology From Ancient Egypt 223 Joe Sarge Kinney 01-Jan-12 14:02
Re: Astrology From Ancient Egypt 237 cladking 01-Jan-12 19:04
Re: Astrology From Ancient Egypt 210 King Leo 09-Jan-12 09:07
Link to essay; 261 cladking 01-Jan-12 19:10
Re: Astrology From Ancient Egypt 223 Merrell 02-Jan-12 17:46
Re: Astrology From Ancient Egypt 241 Grigorius 04-Jan-12 09:37
Re: Astrology From Ancient Egypt 250 eyeofhorus33 05-Jan-12 18:31
Re: Astrology From Ancient Egypt 253 Merrell 08-Jan-12 18:43
Re: Astrology From Ancient Egypt 261 eyeofhorus33 24-Jan-12 21:36
Re: Astrology From Ancient Egypt 232 Te Henua Nagual 27-Jan-12 06:24
Re: Astrology From Ancient Egypt 276 eyeofhorus33 27-Jan-12 16:48
Re: Astrology From Ancient Egypt 327 eyeofhorus33 05-Jan-12 18:36
Re: Astrology From Ancient Egypt 362 Malankhkare 12-Jan-12 22:28
Re: Astrology From Ancient Egypt 236 Malankhkare 12-Jan-12 22:35


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