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Author Ruck, Carl A. P.

Title Mushrooms, myth & Mithras : the drug cult that civilized Europe / Carl A.P. Ruck, Mark A. Hoffman, Jose Alfredo Gonzalez Celdran.

Imprint San Francisco : City Lights, c2011.


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Axe 3rd Floor Stacks  299.15 R828m 2011    ---  Available
Description 290 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 21 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. 283-285) and index.
Contents Preamble : the first supper: the shamanic origin of religion -- Preface : Also sprach Zarathustra -- The entheogenic eucharist of Mithras -- Becoming one with God -- The water miracle -- Death by bull's blood -- Ass's ears -- Fire, mushrooms, and sexual procreation / R. Gordon Wasson -- Mushrooms, gorgons, and the spring of Perseus -- Menhirs -- Attis under the same cap -- The Persian, keeper of the fruits -- Pater, magister sacrorum -- A God for the end of time -- The drama in the sky -- Freemasonry and the survival of the eucharistic brotherhoods.
Subject Mithraism.
Hallucinogenic drugs and religious experience.
Amanita muscaria -- Religious aspects -- Mithraism.
Added Author Hoffman, Mark Alwin.
Gonzalez Celdran, Jose Alfredo, 1963-
Added Title Mushrooms, myth and Mithras
ISBN 9780872864702 (alk. paper)
0872864707 (alk. paper)

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