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The Two Babylons 


The Papal Worship

proved to be

The worship of Nimrod and his wife

The Reverend Alexander Hislop

Born 1833

We wish to advise that this book is very controversial, and, like every other area of study, you should check it out and prayerfully decide for yourself.

A pamphlet in 1853 - expanded in 1858
 My book edition 1916


Preface to the first edition

Preface to the second edition

Preface to the third edition

Note from the Editor of the fourth edition:


Our Introduction

 Chapter One

Distinctive Character of the Two Systems

Chapter Two

Section I.

Trinity in Unity

Section II.

The Mother and Child, and the Original of the Child

Sub-Section I. The Child in Assyria

Sub-Section II. The Child in Egypt

Sub-Section III. The Child in Greece

Sub-Section IV. The Death of the Child

Sub-Section V. The Deification of the Child

Section III.

The Mother of the Child

Chapter Three

Section I.

Christmas and Lady-day

Section II.


Section III.

The Nativity of St. John

Section IV.

The Feast of the Assumption

See Chapter V, Section IV regarding Cupid (St. Valentine's Day)

Chapter Four
Doctrine and Discipline

Section I.

Baptismal Regeneration

Section II.

Justification by Works

Section III.

The Sacrifice of the Mass

Section IV.

Extreme Unction

Section V.

Purgatory and Prayers for the Dead

Chapter Five
Rites and Ceremonies

Section I.

Idol Procession

Section II.

Relic Worship

Section III.

The Clothing and Crowning of Images

Section IV.

The Rosary and the Worship of the Sacred Heart

Section V.

Lamps and Wax-Candles

Section VI.

The Sign of the Cross

Chapter Six
Religious Orders

Section I.

The Sovereign Pontiff

Section II.

Priests, Monks, and Nuns

Chapter Seven
The Two Developments Historically and Prophetically Considered

Section I.

The Great Red Dragon

Section II.

The Beast from the Sea

Section III.

The Beast from the Earth

Section IV.

The Image of the Beast

Section V.

The Name of the Beast,
the Number of His Name
the Invisible Head of the Papacy


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