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Godchecker.com -Your guide to the gods
posted by Grod (14 comments total)
No Hanuman? :(
posted by homunculus at 1:53 AM on August 23, 2004

...not including the middle-east. Which is a bit of an oversight, no?
posted by Ethereal Bligh at 4:32 AM on August 23, 2004

We don't pretend to be experts on all religions, but we can certainly point you to quite a few places in the Holy Bible where other Gods are mentioned by name. Why else would the Lord say "Thou shalt have no other Gods but me?"

The bottom line: Godchecker is a mythology site. Not a religious site.

I'm confused... What's the difference again?
posted by jpburns at 4:53 AM on August 23, 2004

Cultural chauvinism?
posted by Ethereal Bligh at 5:54 AM on August 23, 2004

*SalmonofKnowledge cries
*Dobhar_Cú cries
*Bimbogami shrugs and asks for a dolar
*Vritra mutters something under his breath and spits on the ground
posted by Smart Dalek at 6:14 AM on August 23, 2004

Jesus saves.
Moses invests.
posted by jpburns at 6:49 AM on August 23, 2004

Not a lot of in-depth research in the Egyptian section. There are some common misconceptions repeated and some of the "also known as"'s are questionable. But really no worse that I've come to expect from teh intarweb.
posted by Foosnark at 6:50 AM on August 23, 2004

Ullr and Skadi! Winter God(desses) represent!
posted by m@ at 7:20 AM on August 23, 2004

Geez, EB et al... check their FAQ:

5) Where are the missing Gods?
We have thousands of Gods in our Holy Database, but they're not all online. We're working through them as quickly as we can, but does anybody listen? We cannot instantly produce pantheons to order and illustrations by next Tuesday. We are as frustrated as you!

posted by GhostintheMachine at 8:03 AM on August 23, 2004

Great stuff! Thanks.
posted by Quartermass at 8:44 AM on August 23, 2004

Well, where are the 33,098,162 Gods from the Hindu pantheon? They better start cataloging them soon, if they want any credibility.
posted by Gyan at 9:48 AM on August 23, 2004

It had Verdandi, so it's all good.
posted by SPrintF at 6:55 PM on August 23, 2004

EB, the middle east is pretty much covered by deity=GOD, wouldn't you think?
posted by dhartung at 10:20 PM on August 23, 2004

Not necessarily, since there are many defunct gods from that area, which are what mythology is, right? I think it's revealing that they are staying away from those gods, since the connection between them and GOD proves the line between mythology and religion is a lot more blurry (or non-existent) than they claim.
posted by Ethereal Bligh at 1:36 AM on August 24, 2004

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