The Two Babylons by Alexander Hislop. The classic page book detailing the pagan origins of various Roman Catholic traditions. Now see this online book. Originally a pamphlet published in , The Two Babylons is Hislop’s most famous work. In this book he argues that the Roman Catholic Church is nothing. The Two Babylons [Alexander Hislop] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. THE TWO BABYLONS is the great work that shows and explains .

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The Two Babylons

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. For anyone that is not satisfied with accepting what we are told is the truth but, likes to see the evidence historically and hilsop this is the book for you.

The etymological stretches in some cases are truly amazing; not particularly aoexander than noticing that the English word “gift” is spelled the same as the German word for “poison”.

Read this book carefully, it requires an above average degree of literacy. Backing his conclusions with both sacred and historical sources, Hislop makes a compelling argument for the identity of as described in the sacred text of Revelation.

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It’s a source that this reader will have to reread time and again to completely follow. An Introduction to Astro-Archaeology p. John, and the Feast of the Assumption are all Babylonian in origin. Hislop builds on the Panbabylonian school of Hyperdiffusionismwhich was common in the 19th century, to argue that Classical and Ancient Near Eastern civilization took its inspiration from Babylon.


The book’s central theme is its allegation that the Catholic Church is a veiled continuation of the pagan religion of ancient Babylon, the product of a millennia-old secret conspiracy founded by the Biblical king Nimrod and the Assyrian queen Semiramis, whom Hislop claimed was Nimrod’s wife.

With each successive chapter the motivations and intricate methods of this evil is exposed to the light until one incontrovertible conclusion is established. This book was initially published in as a pamphletthen greatly revised [ citation needed ] and expanded and released as a book in Zeitgeist and Religion Volume I: It gives a remarkable expose on the heretical roots of Catholic tradition and Christian holidays.

However, Alexander Hislop highlights church practices that do not have their root in the bible at all. Some of his points particularly on Mary worship make sense, but generally he is too over-the-top. This Is the Sun?: Aug 26, Andalee rated it it was amazing.

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I have skipped around and read what interested me most. In this book he argues that the Roman Catholic Church is nothing more than pagan cult, with roots alexxnder Babylonian mystery cults, which have a bank of secret knowledge only available to those who have been formally accepted into the cult.

God promised the solution to the issue of sin in Genesis 3: The emperor became a great patron of the Church, [ citation needed ] and set a precedent for the position of the Christian Emperor within the Church and the notion of orthodoxyChristendomand ecumenical councils that would be followed for centuries as the State church of alexandef Roman Empire.


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For example, Lester L. The primary thing the reader should realize is that the messianic hope is present in all civilizations and that mother-goddess worship is a perversion of God’s true intention for man.

But, I do appreciate his sincerity. That name, as found by Layard on the Assyrian monuments, is Ishtar. Journal of the American Oriental Society Vol.

The Two Babylons by Alexander Hislop

Search this and other books. I have just completed a study, the last four or five years, of the early Church.

Christmas and Lady-day 35k Section II. But Hislop lee how ancient Babylonian religion crept into Christianity and created the Catholic Church, from nuns and monks to the Pope’s crown and even hislpp bogus deification of the Virgin Mary.

Hislop believed that the goddess, in Rome called Venus or Fortunawas the Roman name of the more ancient Babylonian cult of Ishtarwhose origins began with a blonde-haired and blue-eyed woman named Semiramis.

But, for the time being, I’m compelled to accept his conclusions based on his expertise. Jan 28, Lynda Newman rated it did not like it.

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