The Religion of the Mithras Cult in the Roman Empire: Mysteries of the Unconquered Sun

The Religion of the Mithras Cult in the Roman Empire: Mysteries of the Unconquered Sun

Roger Beck


This quantity is a research of the spiritual approach of Mithraism, one of many "mystery cults" well known within the Roman Empire modern with early Christianity. Roger Beck describes Mithraism from the viewpoint of the start up attractive with the faith and its wealthy symbolic method in proposal, note, ritual motion, and cult lifestyles. He employs the equipment of anthropology of faith and the hot cognitive technological know-how of faith to discover intimately the semiotics of the Mysteries' astral symbolism, which has been the imperative topic of his many prior courses at the cult.

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