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Silent Hill's Ancient Gods: A Study of Their Etymology and Evolution

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Silent Hills Ancient Gods

The book

Silent Hill's Ancient Gods: A Study of Their Etymology and Evolution is a book found in the chapel's library in Silent Hill 3, alongside another one about tarot. When examining it, Heather Mason will state that the book's title is "a mouthful".

It gives a brief historical explanation of the origin of the Order's god and their system of beliefs, as well as an insight on syncretic religions.


"There is no religion that has
remained unchanged from the
moment it was founded.
This one is no exception.
When this religion fell into the
hands of immigrants, it was deeply
influenced by their own original
Christian beliefs.
For example, the traditional
representatives of these primal
gods may be given the names and
descriptions of Christian angels.
Thus, shared characteristics begin
to appear.
(There is also one rare example
of the chief deity, 'Creator of
Paradise' or 'Lord of Serpents
and Reeds', being dubbed with
a demon's name. Of course, this
was not done by believers, but
by their opponents.)"
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Major Characters
Heather Mason - Douglas Cartland - Vincent Smith - Claudia Wolf
Other Characters
Harry Mason - Alessa Gillespie - Leonard Wolf - Stanley Coleman - Lisa Garland - Jennifer Carroll - Joseph Schreiber - James Sunderland - Greys - Happy Birthday Caller - Danny - Confessor - Greys - Robbie the Rabbit - Sewer Fairy
Beam Saber - Flamethrower - Handgun - Katana - Knife - Maul - Pipe - Shotgun - Stun Gun - Submachine Gun - Unlimited Submachine Gun
Closer - Double Head - Glutton - God - Insane Cancer - Leonard Wolf - Memory of Alessa - Missionary - Monster in Locker - Numb Body - Nurse - Pendulum - Scraper - Sewer Monster - Slurper - Split Worm - Valtiel
Borley Haunted Mansion - Brookhaven Hospital - Carroll Street - Central Square Shopping Center - Chapel - Construction Site - Daisy Villa Apartments - Happy Burger - Hazel Street Station - Heaven's Night - Hilltop Center - Jacks Inn - KMN Auto Parts - Lakeside Amusement Park - Last Drop Cafe - Nathan Avenue - Underpass
Flashlight - Fog World - God - Map - Metatron - Monster - Otherworld - Paradise - PTV - Radio - Real World - The Order - Manifestation - Seal of Metatron - UFO Ending - Sexuality - Halo of the Sun - Red Square
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