There was no sacred texts, such as the Bible or the Qur'an (Greek Gods ? Greek Myth). The gods were worshipped through man-made statues. The gods were believed to occupy the idol, but was not confined to it completely (Sacks 204). There was some clergy, but they were not the ones who spoke for the gods... Showed first 250 characters
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They merely oversaw the temple in which the idol resided.
The presence of the gods and goddesses was felt by ancient Greeks every day. Whether through entertainment, worship, or ill-fated events, they were believed to be present (Sacks 203). The Greek religion is definitely different than most and maybe that is what is so compelling about it... Showed next 250 characters
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