“Fascinating explanations of mysterious events in ancient history…” Kirkus Reviews (Read full review)
“The adventure is rich with fascinating twists and turns of religious and scientific facts and events that will either awaken an innate knowing within you, propel you to probe deeper or stimulate a resistance that sends you into emotional retreat. Your personal preconditioning and predilections will be stimulated and tested in unpredictable, exciting and unsettling ways.” –Peggy Sealfon (Amazon) ***** (Read full review)
“I recommend this book for anyone interested in reading a very interesting, if uncommon, point of view. Alpha to Omega is a very intriguing and intelligent presentation.” –Lee Ashford for Readers Favorite **** (Read full review)
“Matthew Petti has poured much of himself into this book. His personality shines from the text. Petti’s book is well-organized and encourages readers to think about what they believe, why they believe it and how they came to their belief.” –Anne B. for for Readers Favorite ***** (Read full review)
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Imagine if we were to be awakened one morning only to find ourselves in a state of total amnesia—unaware that we had lost our memory because our memory would not exist in an empty mind. Everything around us would be completely foreign and indefinable because our mind would be void of thought, imagination and emotions. Objects would appear, but without a shape or texture because our associative memory wouldn’t exist. Concepts of time, love, hate, fear, hope, anxiousness and guilt, worry, vengeance, empathy and sympathy, happiness, sadness, judgment and scores of other emotional feelings would be nonexistent. Think about this for a moment. (READ FULL INTRODUCTION)
Each of us views the world from a different perspective. Our beliefs are not only shaped by individual experiences, inherited concepts and behaviors, but reinforced by judgment born of those factors. True facts and events are subjected to varying perspectives and predisposed to individual judgment. Have you ever differed with someone over the recollection of an event you witnessed, read or heard about?
It’s easy to see how perceptions greatly influence personal judgment. Although an actual event will remain to be true, it will become clouded by varying perceptions and faded memories, which aid in tarnishing the recollection of the truth. Without video replay, we turn to historical accounts, which are deemed reliable but often biased by the author’s perspective and skewed by the increasing progression of time. How can we determine the truth? (READ ENTIRE SECTION)
The world has relied on history to provide us with information to help us understand our world, our cultures and their origins. Unfortunately, the further back in time we go, the more errors we can expect, which presents a major obstacle to a clarified view of our past. An overview of the historical tradition will help us to see how religion and history have the same origins and how easily the earliest depictions could have become misaligned and misconstrued. (READ ENTIRE SECTION)