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The Mithras Liturgy - Mystical Ascent in the Mystery Cult of Mithras

The Mithras Cult was among the most popular new religious movements of the Roman Empire though very little is known of its rituals or mythology.
 
 
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25 Aug 2021
 
The Mithras Cult was among the most popular new religious movements of the Roman Empire though very little is known of its rituals or mythology. This episode explores the one of the only surviving texts — a liturgy for mystical ascent promising a mystical vision of the Mithras as a solar deity and nothing short of immortality.

Recommended Readings:

Hans Dieter Betz (1992) The Greek Magical Papyri
Hans Dieter Betz (2003) The Mithras Liturgy
Manfred Clauss (1990) The Roman Cult of Mithras

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