Alexander Hislop ( – 13 March ) was a Free Church of Scotland minister known for his criticisms of the Roman Catholic Church. He was the son of. Las Dos Babilonias: Alexander Hislop: Books – Las Dos Babilonias por Alexander Hislop. 2 likes. Book.

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Hislop believed that the goddess, in Rome called Venus or Fortunawas the Roman name of the more ancient Babylonian cult of Ishtarwhose origins began with a blonde-haired and blue-eyed woman named Semiramis. He was for a time parish schoolmaster of Wick, Caithness.

Constantine’s endorsement of the tradition ls a turning point for Early Christianity. Alexander was born and raised in DunsBerwickshire.

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At this point, the merger between the Roman state religion and its adoration of babiloniaas mother and child was transferred to Christianity, merging Christian characters with pagan mythology. Retrieved from ” https: Views Read Edit View history. In he married Jane Pearson. The emperor became a great patron of the Church, [ citation needed ] and set a precedent for the position of the Christian Emperor within the Church and the notion of orthodoxyChristendomand ecumenical councils that would be followed for centuries as the State church of the Roman Empire.

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This book was initially published in as a pamphletthen greatly revised [ citation needed ] and expanded and hislo as a book in In Egypt she was Isisin Greece and Rome she was called Venus, DianaAthenaand a host of other names, but was always prayed to and central to the faith which was based on Babylonian mystery religion. According to Hislop, Constantine, though claiming to convert to Christianity, remained pagan but renamed the gods and goddesses with Christian names to merge the two faiths for his political advantage.

InConstantine issued the Edict of Milan legalizing Christian worship. Alexander’s brother was also named Stephen Hislop lived — and became well known in his time as a missionary to India and a naturalist.

Hislop attempted to show that the cult and worship of Semiramis spread globally, her name changing with the culture. As a probationer he joined the Free Church of Scotland at the Disruption of By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy.

lqs He died of a paralytic stroke in Arbroath the next year after being ill for about two years. This page was last edited on 29 Mayat Later, Nimrod was killed, and Semiramis, pregnant with his child, claimed the child was Nimrod reborn. He was for a time editor of the Scottish Guardian newspaper.


According to Hislop, Semiramis was an ee beautiful woman, who gave birth to a son named Tammuzwas instrumental as the queen, and wife of Nimrod the founder of Babylonand its religion, complete with a pseudo- Virgin Birth. He wrote several books, his most famous being The Two Babylons: In this book, Hislop argued that the Catholic Church hidlop a Babylonian mystery cultand pagan, whereas Protestants worshipped the true Jesus and the true God.

Books by Alexander Hislop (Author of The Two Babylons)

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. He was ordained in at the East Free Church, Arbroathwhere he became senior minister in He believed that Roman Catholic religious practices are pagan practices grafted onto true Christianity during the reign of Constantine.

He was the son of Stephen Hislop dieda mason by occupation and an elder of the Relief Church.