(Almost) Modern Priestesses & Priests of Isis


We often talk about Isis and Her priestesses and priests in ancient days, but today, I’d like to go a bit more modern. It’s important because those of us who are attracted to Isis today have a modern Isis heritage, too. Exploring that heritage helps us understand why Isis continued and continues to be a potent presence in much of society even today.

Isis today lends Her name to a variety of medical, scientific, and technology companies, an institute working for international peace, a superheroine who rights wrongs, and parent-training classes. And this list by no means exhausts the subject.

All these organizations chose to use Her name for a reason—besides the awesome acronym-creating symmetry of I-S-I-S. Their choice surely has to do with the well known ancient character of the Goddess. (Except for the folks responsible for the Isis mobile payment system. Know what they or their PR folks…

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