Branch of theology cocerned with god's messengers?
Angelology, is probably what you're looking for.
Technicly u are to call him God and the branch is angel in greek means God messenger.
They were Jewish men looking for the Jewish King they knew who what to look for
I assume that the question is: Who is the messenger of the Gods? Hermes in Greek and Mercury in Roman.
Mercury was the Roman god of Messengers and Travelers. so he probably was the gods messenger.
National Geographic Explorer - 1985 Messengers of the Gods 2-3 was released on: USA: 2 February 1986
no, they are more like messengers of god. God created them.
There were heaps of animals that were mummified. They were all mummified for one reason. The Ancient Egyptians believed that animals were the messengers of certain gods. Some mummified animals included~ * Cats- Messengers of the Goddess Bastet * Crocodiles- Messengers of the God Sobek * Ibis'- Messengers of the God Thoth * Baboons- Messengers of the God Thoth, etc There were hundreds of other animals mummified also such as snakes and frogs. Though as… Read More
Iris and Hermes were both immortal messengers.
The Spanish had weapons similar to those which the gods had. The appearance of the Europeans was similar to some descriptions of the gods. One of their gods was light-skinned with a beard who was supposed to return from the east on a boat. If they were not gods themselves, they may have been messengers from the gods.
Oracles messengers from gods sometimes masonary brick layers
In general, theology is the study of a religion, particularly the study of the attributes of a god or gods. Christian Theology is the study of the Christian faith. It uses exegesis and analysis of the scriptures, and logical argument to understand, defend or promote Christianity.
Priests as intermediaries, and winged messengers in the absence of today's electronic communications. (however many people today for some strange reason still prefer winged messengers).
Usually through messengers, oracles and through the use of avatars or disguises.
Deer are considered the messengers of the Gods in Shintoism. Although that does not exactly answer your question, it is related.
Hermēs is the Herald of the Gods, he is a God of travelers, traders, thieves, messengers, writing, science, etc.
Yes they were because the Egyptians believed that they were messengers of the cat goddess Bastet.
Angels were gods messengers, and they told the word of the birth of Jesus to humble shepards.
The word angel comes from the Greek word angelo = I announce. Angels were simply messengers, and in a pre-aerial and mechanical era, had to be invented to carry messages from the gods, and to do this, they had to be given wings. The Egyptian gods resided in their temples, and didn't need messengers, as people visited them in the local temple. The creators of the monotheistic religions Judaism, Christianity and Islam, postulated remote gods… Read More
The study of God. The word "theology" comes from the Greek words theos, which means "God," and logos, which means "word." So, in the simplest sense, theology is the study of God's word. it also means the belief or study of one God or many gods
the Egyptians believed some animals were messengers of the Gods so the Egyptians sent the animals to the afterlife by mummifying
Theology is the study of gods or religions. Theology is, more generally, the study of faith, practice, and experience. Theologians use various forms of analysis and argument (philosophical, ethnographic, historical, spiritual and others) to help understand, explain, test, critique, defend or promote any of myriad religious topics.
we have 6 pillars of faith which are : belief in god ( Allah ) belief in the angels belief in all of gods divine books belief in all of gods messengers belief in the hereafter belief in destiny ( qadar ) who cares its lame
Gods in Viking religion of Asatru lives in a higher branch of the tree Yggdrasil. Human world is in a lower branch. See: http://aerith21.unblog.fr/files/2006/10/yggdrasil.jpg
Isis was once and for many decades the patroness of seafarers. Dolphins were considered messengers from the gods.
The snake figured very prominently in the life of the Egyptian culture, they were worships as Gods, and cobras and asps were considered as messengers of ill omens.
Religion requires a deific figure. Without one, theology becomes philosophy.
This is an interesting question, because while the gods and goddesses were generally regarded as omnipotent, there was a definite "fastest" among them, and it was Hermes. Second to him would have been Iris. They were the messengers of the gods, and were expected to be expedient. Hermes was also the god of travelers and thieves, both of which imply a need to be hasty.
In Roman mythology, the god "Mercury" is equivalent to Hermes in Greek mythology. He is the god of messengers and travelers. So he is the messenger of the gods.
I suppose that depends on what you consider a monster. He does have reign over all souls demi-gods, and beings within the Underworld. And daemons (not demons) are messengers between the Gods and mortals, as a God I am sure he can control them to some degree.
the greek god Hermes was travellers, messengers anyone who used the road really..he was also the god of thieves. He was also the messenger of the gods
The ancient Egyptians mummify gods, pharaohs, godesses, etc... Any person of notability and or whom ever can afford it. They also mummified pets. They mummified humans as well as animals such as cats, cows and crocodile. Animals were mummified as they were believed to be messengers of the gods.
Since you placed this in the Greek Mythology forum, I'll assume you meant the Messenger of the Gods. Hermes and Iris were the messengers of the gods, with Hermes usually acting on behalf of Zeus, and Iris on behalf of Hera. Iris had no Roman counterpart, but Hermes' was Mercury. They had no successors.
polytheistic for belief in multiple gods, and monotheistic for belief in one god. Theology is an example of monotheism.
No. Cats were considered sacred as The Ancient Egytpians believed they were messengers of the cat goddess Bastet. Answer No, cats were treated like gods in ancient Egypt the worshipped them.
An Egyptian Pharoah did not earn a salary. In early Egyptian culture the Pharaoes were considered to be gods (with this changing to messengers for the gods in later eras) and the people (nobility) were expected to submit regular gifts to appease them. This was especially true upon the death of the Pharaoh, when all were expected to offer gifts of 'unparalleled magnitude' to ease the passage of the Pharaoh into the place of the… Read More
Willem Hofstee has written: 'Goden en mensen' -- subject(s): Gods, Criticism, interpretation, Theological anthropology, Theology, History
Yes, the form of Buddhism most commonly followed in the West does not have gods. One branch of Chinese Daoism has gods, while the other does not.
Formal religious practice in ancient Egypt centered on the pharaoh, the king of Egypt. Although he was a human, the pharaoh was believed to be descended from the gods. He acted as the intermediary between his people and the gods, and was obligated to sustain the gods through rituals and offerings so that they could maintain order in the universe.
"Theology" is the study of gods, (from theos - Greek), or more generally the study of religion or spirituality. Those involved in such studies could be termed 'theologists'. Religious studies or philosophy of religion are terms for the study of religions. I don't know of a term for the person who studies religions. A theologian studies gods and not all religions have gods.
They believed that there are many gods and that they live in a place called mount Olympus and that the god of gods is Zeus the King of All gods. Like other people, the Greeks believed their gods controlled humans and natural worlds. The Greeks honored their god by holding festivals and games. Ancient Greek theology revolved around polytheism = there were many gods and goddesses. Just like Ancient Egypt, the Greeks were polytheistic, all… Read More
The Romans were very religious. Their religion was very different. It was polytheistic; that is, it had many gods. There were many rites to many of the gods and there were ceremonies of fertility, purification and exorcism. The Roman calendar was full of religious festivals. For the Romans religion was a matter of observing rituals. They did not have a theology. They had myths associated with the gods and religious observances and traditions.
There are the most common gods (the big twelve, or the Olympians) and also the minor gods. There is: Zeus; god of the sky Hades; god of the underworld Poseidon; god of the seas Athena; goddess of wisdom Artemis; goddess of hunt and unmarried girls Hermes; thieves and messengers Apollo; poetry Ares; war Dionysus;wine Aphrodite; beauty hera: queen of the sky hestia; home and hearth Those are all the Olympians! There are countless minor gods… Read More
Answer Prophets are messengers believed to be appointed by God. As Buddhism has NO gods there can not be any prophets. There have been some significant teachers in the history of Buddhism the most significant is the Buddha Siddharta Gautama. See Who is the Buddha for further information.
Zeus-God of Gods Poseidon-God of Seas Hera-Goddess of Married women Dionysus-God of Wine Aphrodite-Goddess of Love and Beauty Athena-Goddess of Wisdom and Battle Strategy, War Apollo-God of sun Artemis-Goddess of Moon and the Hunt Hades-God of Underworld Hephaestus-God of Blacksmiths Hermes-God of Travelers, Messengers, Thieves Ares-God of War These were the 12 Olympian gods and goddesses of Ancient Greek times. There were many other minor gods and goddesses, such as Hestia and Iris.
In primitive times, meteors were looked upon as messengers of the gods, variously interpreted as the coming of famine, war and other misfortunes. More recently they are seen as omens of good luck, hence the wish made on a shooting star.
What is it called if you think all the Gods or the God of every religion is essentially a single spirit of God and that messengers or en lighted ones are all prophets from that one spirit of God?
This sounds a little like substance monotheism, found in some indigenous African religions. This holds that the many gods are different forms of a single underlying substance, and that this underlying substance is God.
Myths and Legends originated were initially created to answer questions humans couldnot,mainly natural phenomenon like rain or storm.Not just in Greek mythoogy but in Egyptian myths,hundu religions etc all have Gods explainig these natural processes,like Ra-the sun god or Indra.Hermes was a god of messengers and at that time people carried messages on foot or rode horses,these messengers were very common in ancient greece so my theory is that they created the Hermes so that… Read More
yes, Roman parents taught their children about their gods, their rites and their myths. The Romans did not have a theology or a book like the bible. They just had myths and rites. Roman sacred texts were the preserve of the priesthoods.
http://wiki.answers.com/Q/What_are_some_proofs_offered_by_Creationistshttp://www.allaboutscience.org/intelligent-design.htm http://www.pathlights.com/ce_encyclopedia/sci-ev/sci_vs_ev_26.htm And the Hebrew Bible in general: http://judaism.answers.com/hebrew/does-archaeology-support-the-hebrew-bible
The thirteen gods of Olympius are Zeus-God of rain and thunder,king of gods Poseidon-God of Sea,earth shaker Hades-God of the underworld Hera-Goddess of marrige Hephaestus-God of fire and creations,creates armor for gods Dionysus-God of wine,madness,and grapes Aphrodite-Goddess of love and beauty Ares-God of war Apollo-God of sun and music Artemis-Goddess of moon and the hunt Athena-Goddess of wisdom and war strategy Hermes-God of messengers Demeter-Goddess of life,and(Maybe)Motherhood?