Gathers selections from Greek and Roman history, plays, and poetry that refer to the mystery religions, and briefly explains what is known about how these religions got their start.
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The best English translations of forty sacred texts describing the mystery religions of the ancient Mediterranean world.About the Author:
Marvin W. Meyer is Professor of Religious Studies at Chapman University. He has written and edited several books, including The Unknown Sayings of Jesus and Ancient Magic and Ritual Power. He is a research project director at the Institute for Antiquity and Christianity, Claremont Graduate School, and codirector of the Albert Schweitzer Institute.
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Book Description Harper & Row, 1987. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # P110060655771