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Sex Symbolism

in

Religion

Ballantynon

by

J. B. HANNAY

Privately printed for

The Religious Evolution Research Society

20 Buckingham Street

Strand

London, W.C.2

Printed by H. A. Oakeshott, 17, Philpot Lane, London, E.C.

1922

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LIST OF ILLUSTRATIONS.

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THE SEVEN STORIES OF CREATION.
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PAGE. 1 Female Symbols

9 2 Feathored Creator

14 3 Ruach, Ark, or Oooma Creating

15 4 Dove representing Queen of Heaven

16 5 Ardha-nari-Ishwara Double-sex

22 6 Dorset Phallic Column

Face 24 7 Egyptian Dad or Phallic Column

52 8 Greek Hermaphroditio or Double-sex

25 9 Lingam-Yoni Altar from India

27 10 Dove-like Monstrance

30 11 Monstrance modelled on Dove 12 Harlequin with Lath 13 Iové Thundering

50 14 Marduk or St. George Slaying the Dragon 112 15 Leda and Iové as a Swan

Face 132 16 The Pharaoh dancing before Min

162 17 Baraoji, the Original of Job's Behemoth

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THE PASSOVER. 1 Omphale

Face 212 2 Ankh as Rod and Almond

232 3 Ankh, Creative Symbol of Egypt

232 4 Isis and Horns, Horns making Bi-Sexual Symbol

233 5 Phallic Pillar, Dorsetshire

Face 235 6 Phallic, or Runic, Pillar, Wolverhampton Face 236 7 Cross, Pillar and Lamb, Van Eyck

236 Christian Crucifix on Pagan Phallic Rock 239 9 Lotus: Bud, Flower and Seed Vessel

248 10 Egyptian Ankh with Lotus Bud

249 11 Egyptian Phallic or

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253 13 Lingam-Yoni Hindoo Altar, rich in Symbolism

257 14 Una on Her Lion

Face 260 16 Hercules with Club (Rod) and Two Stones

260 16 Osiris or Min with Flagellum

269 17 Egyptian Women Lamonting Death of Osiris 281

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THE ROMANCE OF THE HEBREW TABERNACLE. 1 Lingam-Yoni Altar (Hindoo)

455 2 Min, El, Al, or Creative Man

462 3 Balance in Phallic Form ...

464 4 Virgin conception in Almond Form

616 8 Female with Bowl with Almond-shaped opening to avort “Evil Eye"

530 8 Tree Stem with Serpent and Symbolic Man and Woman

556 7 Bell and Lingam-Yoni Altar express Identical Symbolism

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INTRODUCTION.

When early man created his first god out of the terrors imposed upon him by his enemies, darkness, the forces of nature, wild beasts, and the Tribes with whom he was at war, for man's first god was Fear-he generally reasoned that as that god had created the storm, the lightning, the pestilence, and death, he was also the creator of life and the world on which he exists.

Hence in building up the characteristics of his god he generally included a creation story of some sort. The Gods created for us in the Hebrew Scriptures Al, Eli, Elohim, Yahweh, Jehovah, Jove, or Iové, Tsur, Amen, Eduth, Al Shadai, Malech, Alzedik, Baal, Kurios, Selah, Elyon, Logos, Ur, and others, in the Old and New Testaments had all one characteristic in common, they were creative gods, and the stories of some of their very different

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