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Sex Rites describes the evolution of religious rituals involving sex, drugs, and human sacrifice as the foundation of Christian myth and ritual. This story begins with the oldest known religious sexual concepts in Sumer, modern day Iraq. It reconnects Christianity with its' ancient roots in Palestine, Egypt, Anatolia, Greece, and Rome. Religious changes are described in historical context, identifying political and economic conditions as driving forces. Ancient myths, including Bible stories, are illuminated by tracing their path through the sky, as rediscovered in the star lore of ancient astrologers. These myths were used by ancient priests, including Christian clergy, to justify their rituals. These rituals included raping, mutilating, drugging, and killing children. The myths remain part of Christian theology to this day.
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Book Description Diana Agorio, 2010. Paperback. Condition: Good. Item may show signs of shelf wear. Pages may include limited notes and highlighting. May include supplemental or companion materials if applicable. Access codes may or may not work. Connecting readers since 1972. Customer service is our top priority. Seller Inventory # mon0001497396