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Book Review of Profane Egyptologists: The Modern Revival of Ancient Egyptian Religion by Paul Harrison — Part Two

April 20, 2022

  The continuation of my review on Profane Egyptologists is long overdue. My apologies to any and all who’ve been waiting. I’ll blame it on Uni (I’m an enrolled nurse in Australia, studying to become a registered nurse). As such, I don’t have a lot of time for leisure reading, however, I’m determined to finish reading Profane Egyptologists this year. Profane is different from other Egyptology books because it’s not…

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Not so long ago, and not so far away: Revisiting Rhonda Byrne and The Secret

January 9, 2022

  Lately, I’ve been brushing up on Rhonda Byrne’s The Secret and quickly progressed to book 2, The Power where I am at the moment. As an intuitive and eclectic Kemetic pagan, I often like to acknowledge other schools of thought outside the rigid realm of Egyptology and the hegemonious powers that be. Powers that attempt to decide for us, what the Egyptological world and the world of Kemeticism can and cannot be.…

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Book Review of Profane Egyptologists: The Modern Revival of Ancient Egyptian Religion by Paul Harrison — Part One

January 31, 2021

  I was introduced to Profane Egyptologists by fellow YouTuber SekhmetRa and was quite excited to learn a book had been written specifically about Kemeticism and Kemetic neo-pagans. If this book sounds like a shoo-in for your personal library, you are correct! Profane Egyptologists is based on an ethnographic study of self-identified practitioners of ancient Egyptian religion, known as the Kemetic community. This includes Afrocentrists, orthodox reconstructionists, reformed Kemetics, Wiccans…