Akhenaten and the Religion of Light

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“The Aten was actually not the sun disk, but rather the light that is in the sun and which, radiating from it, calls the world to life and keeps it alive.” (page 54)

There have been so many scholars that have said “Aten is the sun” worshipped by Akhnaten’s people, as if we worship the sun itself!

The quote is from the book Akhenaten and the Religion of Light by Eric Hornung.

Akhnaten on His Role as Servant to Aten

“I am not your master. Only Aten is your Master.

“As far as Atenists are concerned in relation to Akhnaten, they simply need to know I am continuing to teach, and through my earthly representatives. Those who are unable to accept revelation will not be able to accept the full realization of the mountain in the Horizon of Light when they arrive and may very well be transferred to a boat to go elsewhere which would indeed be a most unfavorable place.
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