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The Two Babylons

The Papal Worship
Proved to be
the Worship of Nimrod and His Wife

By Alexander Hislop

First published as a pamphlet in 1853.
—Greatly expanded in 1858—

With sixtyone woodcut Illustrations from
Nineveh, Babylon, Egypt, Pompeii, etc.

Loizeaux Brothers
Neptuen, New Jersey

First Edition, 1916
First American Edition, 1943
Second American Edition, 1959

Published in America by
Loizeaux Brothers, INC.

A Nonprofit Organization, Devoted to the
Lord's Work and to the Spread of His Truth

Published in England by
A & C Black, LTD.

Printed in the United States of America


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Chapter 1
      Distinctive Character of the Two Systems

Chapter 2
      Objects of Worship
Section   I:  Trinity in Unity
Section II:  The Mother/Child, and Origin 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 3
Section   I.  Christmas and Lady-day
Section  II.  Easter
Section III.  The Nativity of St. John
Section IV.  The Feast of the Assumption

Chapter 4
      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/Prayers for Dead

Chapter 5
      Rites and Ceremonies
Section   I.  Idol Procession
Section  II.  Relic Worship
Section III.  The Clothing-Crowning of Images
Section IV.  Rosary/Worship of Sacred Heart
Section  V.  Lamps and Wax-Candles
Section VI.  The Sign of the Cross

Chapter 6
      Religious Orders
Section   I.  The Sovereign Pontiff
Section II.  Priests, Monks, and Nuns

Chapter 7
      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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