Bible Myths and their Parallels in other Religions Being a Comparison of the Old and New Testament Myths and Miracles with those of the Heathen Nations of Antiquity Considering also their Origin and Meaning
, the tower of, 36
Chrēst, the, 568.
Christ (Buddha), compared with Jesus, 289.
Christ (Crishna), compared with Jesus, 278.
Christ (Jesus), born of a Virgin, 111;
a star heralds his birth, 140;
is visited by shepherds and wise men, 150;
is born in a cave, 154;
is of royal descent, 160;
is tempted by the devil, 175;
fasts for forty days, 175;
is put to death, 181;
no early representations of, on the cross, 201;
descends into hell, 211;
rises from the dead, 215;
[Pg 573]ascends into heaven, 215;
will come again, 233;
will be judge of the dead, 245;
as creator, 246;
performs miracles, 252;
compared with Crishna, 278;
compared with Buddha, 289;
his birth-day not known, 359;
a personification of the Sun, 498;
not identical with the historical Jesus, 506
Christian, the name, originated by Heathens, 567, note 3.
Christianity, identical with Paganism, 384;
why it prospered, 419.
Christians, the disciples first called, at Antioch, 567;
the worshipers of Serapis called, 568;
heathen moralists called by the name of, 568.
Christian Symbols, of Pagan origin, 339.
Christening, a Pagan rite, 320.
Circumcision, the universal practice of, 85.
Claudius, Roman Emperor, 126
considered divine, 126.
Cobra, the, or hooded snake, held sacred in India, 199.
Codom, the Siamese Virgin-born Saviour, 118.
The legend of, contained in the Pali books, 316 B. C., 451.
Comets, superstitions concerning, 144, 210.
Coming, the second, of Christ Jesus, 233;
of Vishnu, 236;
of Buddha, 237;
of Bacchus, 238;
of Arthur, 238;
of Charlemagne, 239;
of Quetzalcoatle, 239.
Commandments, the ten, of Moses, and of Buddha, 59.
Conception, the immaculate, of Jesus, 111;
of Crishna, 113;
of Buddha, 115;
of Codom, 118;
of Salivahana, 119;
of Fuh-he, 119;
of , 119;
of Xaca, 119;
of Lao-kiun, 120;
of Yu, 120;
of Hau-ki, 120;
of Confucius, 121;
of Horus, 122;
of Raam-ses, 123;
of Zoroaster, 123;