In the 3rd century CE, these godmen were referred to by the composite name "Osiris-Dionysus." Authors Timothy Freke and Peter Gandy have used this term in their book "The Jesus Mysteries." 1 Life events shared by Osiris, Dionysus and Jesus The following stories appear both in the Gospels and in the myths of many of the godmen: Conception: God was his father.

This was believed to be literally true in the case of Osiris-Dionysus; their God came to earth and engaged in sexual intercourse with a human. Luke 2:7 mentions that Jesus was placed in a manger - an eating trough for animals.

Background: Dionysus, a Greek God, and Osiris, an Egyptian God were viewed as mythical characters. His story has been found recorded in pyramid texts which were written prior to 2,500 BCE.

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Anderson and mentioned to be defiant fanatics unlike the Zensunni pacifists; Zenshiite slaves are behind the uprising on Poritrin.

Zensufism is a hybrid of Zen and Sufism, a form of Islamic mysticism which, based on epigrams in Chapterhouse: Dune, would have figured in Dune 7.

As the original Abrahamic faith, Judaism traces its founding to the patriarch Abraham, who is also considered an important patriarch of Christianity and Islam.

Judaism teaches that there is only one God and the Jewish people seek to follow his laws. as a result of Siddhartha Gautama’s quest for enlightenment, Buddhism teaches that nothing is permanent and encourages followers to seek the path of enlightenment through morality, meditation and wisdom An ancient Indian religion, Jainism took its current form from the teachings of Mahavira, whose teachings are collected in the Agamas.

A hybrid of the religious principles of Zen (a school of Mahayana Buddhism) and Shia Islam.

It does not occur in the original Dune series, appearing only in the later books by Brian Herbert and Kevin J.

The term for those religions derived from a syncretic fusion of denominations of Buddhism and Islam.

The connection of the Zensunni with Buddislam suggests the latter arose during the Third Islamic Movement associated with the Maometh Saari (see below under Third Islam).

According to Appendix II: The Religion of Dune in the 1965 novel Dune, after the Butlerian Jihad, the Bene Gesserit composed the Azhar Book, a "bibliographic marvel that preserves the great secrets of the most ancient faiths".