Per Ankh II: Ancient Egyptian Spirituality for Today

Four more weeks about one of the most fascinating cultures of the past. The legacy of Djehuty – hieroglyphs
The goddess in ancient Egypt: Isis, Sekhmet, the Eye of Ra, the Heavenly Cow
Was Akhenaten the first monotheist and what’s with the weird body?
Was pharaoh a god, did people worship him and what was his real job?
Medicine and magic
The afterlife journey through the Duat
Developing modern Egyptian rituals, offerings and energy

Instructor: Holli Emore

Class Meetings: Sundays, 4:00 pm ET, May 15 – June 11

Required Readings:

Pinch, Geraldine. 2002. Egyptian Mythology: A Guide to the Gods, Goddesses, and Traditions of Ancient Egypt. Oxford: Oxford University Press.

Naydler, Jeremy. 1996. Temple of the Cosmos: The Ancient Egyptian Experience of the Sacred. Inner Traditions.

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