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The Funery Documents all suggest paths to eternal life however as the time passes on there are very noticeable differences in the thoughts behind these writings It appears to me that as the time passed on the philosophies behind these writings began to have a bit more thought to them even a little bit of hesitation to their thought I will continue to write about topic 3 in the upcoming pages A Pyramid text talks about a wonderful afterlife The Gatekeeper is rejoicing your coming to heaven He kisses and caresses you takes you by the hand and leads you into heaven A great feast is to be prepared in your name as ordered by your father Geb 21 A Pyramid text is believed to be written during The Old Kingdom that fell between the time period ca 2600-2125 18 This period is also believed to be the only period which great burial pyramids were constructed to ensure a kings safe journey to the afterlife 18 A Coffin Text like a Pyramid Text also suggests a trip to the afterlife but the times had changed upon the writings of these documents These texts were written during a time period that is known as The Middle Kingdom which fell from ca 2060-1700 18 Some key characteristics of this era included a revival of central authority and a deeper awareness of social justice and personal moral responsibility 18 Also many Egyptians came to view eternal life as available to all Egyptians rather than just kings and priests 18 A Coffin Text begins with the god Re speaking to somebody who has recently passed away 18 This god claims to have created the world and everything within it He claims to have made every man like his fellow and gave every man the gift of a freewill and that he never ordered any wrongdoing it was merely the heart of the character 20
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