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Babylon – Source of World Deception

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How did this ancient city lay the foundation for false religions today? What are some of its beliefs that persist to this day? On this tour, we’ll explore the origins of several of those beliefs and why it matters what we believe.

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About the tour:

Ancient Babylon is one of the world’s oldest cities. It sat majestically next to the Euphrates river in southern Mesopotamia. At its peak, it was a world power with tremendous wealth and spectacular buildings. Today, Babylon is a pile of ruins in southeastern Iraq. How did this ancient city lay the foundation for false religions today? What are some of its beliefs that persist to this day? On this tour, we’ll explore the origins of several of those beliefs and why it matters what we believe.

About the museum/location:

The British Museum is the oldest public museum in the world. It opened its doors in 1759! Its permanent collection of some eight million works is among the largest and most comprehensive in existence.

Ziggurats: Towers of this type were used in religious worship. Because of their great height they would dominate the surrounding area and give attention to the chief god of the city. How has this type of building affected religious architecture today?

Ziggurats: Towers of this type were used in religious worship. Because of their great height they would dominate the surrounding area and give attention to the chief god of the city. How has this type of building affected religious architecture today?

Trinity: This is a central doctrine of nearly all churches of Christendom. How was this doctrine borrowed from non Christians centuries before Jesus' birth?

Trinity: This is a central doctrine of nearly all churches of Christendom. How was this doctrine borrowed from non Christians centuries before Jesus' birth?

Mother and child worship: Some churches feature and venerate images of Mary as the 'mother of God'. How did the worship and veneration of Mary come about?

Mother and child worship: Some churches feature and venerate images of Mary as the 'mother of God'. How did the worship and veneration of Mary come about?

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