The Hybrid as Chosen One

Just a few stray thoughts: Have you even noticed how many mythological messiahs are hybrids? I’m not just thinking of the demigods of ancient mythology like Hercules, Orpheus and Achilles. What I’m primarily focusing on are the half-humans and bi-cultural heroes from contemporary mythology. Here are a few of my favorites: There are the scienceContinue reading “The Hybrid as Chosen One”

Unicorns, Satyrs, and the Bible

Unicorns are a popular creature of mythology but did you know some people interpret them into the Bible? I recently came across a reference to unicorns which stated: The word “unicorn” is based on the Hebrew word re’em (“horned animal”), in early versions of the Old Testament translated as “monokeros”, meaning “one horn”, which becameContinue reading “Unicorns, Satyrs, and the Bible”