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The sacred mushroom and thecross

a study of the nature and origins of Christianity within the fertility cults of the ancient Near East
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Hodder & Stoughton , London
Bible -- Criticism, interpretation, etc., Amanita muscaria., Symbolism., Church history -- Primitive and early ch
Statementby John M. Allegro.
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LC ClassificationsBL444
The Physical Object
Paginationxxii, 349p., [2] plates :
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Open LibraryOL22280079M
ISBN 100340128755

Yes, Mr. Allegro, psilocybin (especially cubensis) mushrooms can resemble a penis. Yes, there are undoubtedly thousands of references in antiquity to the mushroom as a penis.

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But Allegro becomes so fixated on the issue he may as well have called his book "The Sacred Mushroom and the Penis".Cited by: In this book, the author goes back to the roots of civilization in Sumeria to trace the use of psychedelic mushrooms as tools for divine revelation, and breaks down the original language of the Bible to The sacred mushroom and thecross book, among other things, the story of Jesus to be a thinly-veiled, word-play filled chronicle of merits of the sacred mushroom/5.

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I have found a wealth of information in terms of the author’s (John Allegro. One of the first scholars that worked on the translation of the scrolls, John Allegro, subsequently published a book called "The Sacred Mushroom and the Cross." In the book, Allegro argues that early Christianity, as well as Judaism, is based on hallucinogenic fertility rites involving magic mushrooms.

• The sacred mushroom as the emblem and embodiment of divinity • The secret meaning of biblical myths • The language of religion that links us to our ancestors The Sacred Mushroom and the Cross sets out John Allegro's quest through a family tree of languages to find the truth about where Christianity came : The Sacred Mushroom and the Cross: A Study of the Nature and Origins of Christianity within the Fertility Cults of the Ancient Near East by ALLEGRO, John M.

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The thesis of the book is simple enough: Jesus did not exist, the Gospels were & are a hoax, & Christianity is the atavistic vestige of an ancient fertility cult in which the object of worship was a peculiarly phallic mushroom, Amanita muscaria, capable of producing psychedelic reactions.

I can honestly say that my reading of Allegro's book The Sacred Mushroom and the Cross very much changed my life. The book inspired my deep interest in researching further into comparative mythology, whereas before I had never really understood the 'point' of most of the complex tales, and the Bible I had always felt was utterly depressing!Cited by:   The Sacred Mushroom and The Cross: A study of the nature and origins of Christianity within the fertility cults of the ancient Near East John M.

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Full E-book The Sacred Mushroom and The Cross: A study of the nature and origins of Christianity. John Marco Allegro (17 February – 17 February ) was an English archaeologist and Dead Sea Scrolls scholar.

He was a populariser of the Dead Sea Scrolls through his books and radio broadcasts. He was the editor of some of the most famous and controversial scrolls published, the pesharim.A number of Allegro's later books, including The Sacred Mushroom and the Cross, brought him both Born: 17 FebruaryBalham, South London.

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