Astrotheology and Shamanism
Introduction by Jordan Maxwell. This well-researched work returns us to the earliest known forms of religion and nature worship to show how our modern religions formed and where they came from. Also brings us into modern times, reviving and supporting the important work of John Marco Allegro, author of The Sacred Mushroom and the Cross. Reveals how natural entheogens, including the Amanita muscaria mushroom, were used by those seeking higher consciousness and an authentic religious experience. A must read for researchers investigating the origins of religion and the symbology used by modern religions of today. Includes extensive bibliography, 185 illustrations and over 500 footnotes.
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A great book drawing parallels from R. Gordon Wasson and John Marco Allegro's prior research of Christianity being a derivative religion from fertility cults, Gnosticism, and the use of psychedelics ... Read full review