By Richard N. Rhoades
Author Richard N. Rhoades peels again the secret surrounding the icon, explaining how French sculptor Frederic Auguste Bartholdi appeared to a Roman goddess to function the version for the statue. On Oct. 28, 1886, on the unveiling rite, President Grover Cleveland praised Bartholdi’s goddess statue as “greater than all which were celebrated in old song.”
But Rhoades is going past the old facts and examines the statue’s pagan origins through studying Scripture. He establishes that the main revealing chroniclers of the Statue of Liberty have been the Hebrew prophets who anticipated the construction and surroundings of a picture of the nice Goddess of the traditional international on her personal pedestal in a latter day kingdom code-named “the land of Shinar.”
Discover the genuine origins of the Statue of Liberty, its adoption via the yank humans as a countrywide icon and its historic and biblical value in girl Liberty: the traditional Goddess of America."
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