Baphomet

Baphomet Baphomet is a deity that the Knights Templar were accused of worshipping, and that subsequently was incorporated into occult and mystical traditions. The name Baphomet appeared in trial transcripts for the Inquisition of the Knights Templar starting in 1307. It first came into popular English usage in the 19th...

Shaitan

Shaitan

Shaitan Shaitan or Shayṭān (شَيْطٰان), plural: Shayāṭīn (شياطين; devils or demons), are evil spirits in Islamic belief, inciting humans to sin by whispering to the heart (قَلْب qalb) via waswasaħ (وَسْوَسَة, “whispering”). By such, they always try to lead humans astray. Although demons are usually spoken of in abstract terms, and more often described by their evil influences only, they are...

Demiurge

Demiurge In the Platonic, Neopythagorean, Middle Platonic, and Neoplatonic schools of philosophy, the demiurge is an artisan-like figure responsible for fashioning and maintaining the physical universe. The Gnostics adopted the term “demiurge“. Although a fashioner, the demiurge is not necessarily the same as the creator figure in the monotheistic sense, because the demiurge itself and the...

War in Heaven

War in Heaven The Book of Revelation describes a war in heaven between angels led by the Archangel Michael against those led by “the dragon”, identified as the devil or Satan, who are defeated and thrown down to the earth. Revelation’s war in heaven is related to the idea of fallen angels, and possible parallels have been proposed in the Hebrew Bible and...

Satan (the dragon; on the left) gives to the beast of the sea (on the right) power represented by a sceptre in a detail of panel III.40 of the medieval French Apocalypse Tapestry, produced between 1377 and 1382.

Who is The Devil?

Who is The Devil? A devil is the personification of evil as it is conceived in many and various cultures and religious traditions. It is seen as the objectification of a hostile and destructive force. It is difficult to specify a particular definition of any complexity that will cover all of the traditions, beyond that it is...

Is Jesus Anti-Semitic?

Is Jesus Anti-Semitic? What does Jesus say about the Jew? Jesus says the Jews are; DEVILS {John} 8.”Ye are of your father the devil, and the lusts of your father ye will do. He was a murderer from the beginning” (verse 44). SERPENTS Matthew 23 “But woe unto you, scribes...

Does God Know What Is Better For Us?

Does God Know What Is Better For Us? I hear many Christians tell that; ‘I cannot follow the commandments like He wills; you cannot follow the commandments like He wills. If we could, the Ten Commandments would still be the covenant by which our salvation was based.’ Why do Christians...

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