Serpent Reverence During the Renaissance

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Most ancient religions made reservations for the snake as a symbol of wisdom. The symbol of the Medical Profession, the caduceus,[1] comes mainly from Asclepius, son of the Roman God Apollo, who is traditionally held to be the father of medical practice after watching a snake bring healing herbs to …

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Snake Cults in the Bible

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Most Christians believe that the snake is evil[1]. There is no doubt that the Bible usually paints it as a tricky, venomous critter in the Old Testament and as an incarnation of Satan in the New Testament, but that is not the only snake symbolism used in the Bible. At …

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