The first identity of this rebellious Watcher to appear in the historical record is not Saturn or his Greek analogue, Kronos. The Titan king and his Phoenician equivalent, Baal Hammon, don’t appear until the first millennium BC. Enlil of Akkad and Sumer appears in the written record around the end of the Uruk period, roughly 3200–2800 BC. But there is another identity worn by Saturn in ancient times that predates even Enlil.Continue Reading

The people of the ancient Near East, which is roughly defined as the lands of the Bible during the Old Testament period, never really said goodbye to their ancestors. The dead hung around, always near, part of everyday life. In fact, they required the care and attention of their descendants, and through the rituals of the living, those who passed on remained an active part of family, tribe, and community.Continue Reading

The story in the Book of 1 Enoch would make a compelling supernatural thriller. It has two main villains—Watcher-class angels named Shemihazah and Azazel. Shemihazah is the leader of the rebel faction—their king, if you will. But the sins of Asael form another narrative that’s worth our attention.

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The entity known to us as the Roman god Saturn or his Greek equivalent Kronos has gone by many names over the centuries. When you see any of these names: Saturn, Kronos, Baal Hammon, El, Milcom (and its variant, Molech), Dagan, Assur, Enlil, Kumarbi, and Shemihazah, please remember that they all refer to the same entity.Continue Reading

Astrologers call the Great Conjunction of 2020 the “Great Mutation.” Saturn and Jupiter met at 0º of Aquarius, signifying the end of a transition from “earth” signs to “air.” Astrologers claim this signals a shift to a world that’s less materialistic and more decentralized—a transformation into the World Economic Forum’s new socialist order.Continue Reading