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The Sacred Mushroom and the Cross I have been a fan of Allegro for some time so I was already aware of his theories before reading this book I did enjoy it, but some parts were a struggle to get through, especially the many Sumerian and Semitic names for fungus I believe there is a lot of truth in his ideas, however like so many of the alternative thinkers out there, he starts to see his theory in every aspect of Abrahamic spiritualism I enjoyed his opinions on the early Islamic movements in connection to magical shrooms very I have been a fan of Allegro for some time so I was already aware of his theories before reading this book I did enjoy it, but some parts were a struggle to get through, especially the many Sumerian and Semitic names for fungus I believe there is a lot of truth in his ideas, however like so many of the alternative thinkers out there, he starts to see his theory in every aspect of Abrahamic spiritualism I enjoyed his opinions on the early Islamic movements in connection to magical shrooms very much, and I loved learning some Sumerian language However I do not think he has ever taken shrooms, I think if he did the book would have been very different I think maybe too much focus is put onto the amanita muscaria mushroom, and although it causes some effects, it When taking my first Hebrew Scriptures course, our professor, Grinnell College Chaplain Dennis Haas began a lecture with a display of this book, saying how he had been shocked by its thesis that the roots of Judaism and Christianity were in a psychedelic fertility cult John Allegro, its author, he noted, was a very well respected scholar, one of the first involved in the study of the Qumran scrolls That such an expert could make such claims was quite upsetting.Years later, having gotten two de When taking my first Hebrew Scriptures course, our professor, Grinnell College Chaplain Dennis Haas began a lecture with a display of this book, saying how he had been shocked by its thesis that the roots of Judaism and Christianity were in a psychedelic fertility cult John Allegro, its author, he noted, was a very well respected scholar, one of the first involved in the study of the Qumran scrolls That such an expert could make such claims was quite upsetting.Years later, having gotten two degrees in religion and having read some of Allegro s other work, I returned S T A Study Of The Nature And Origins Of Christianity Within The Fertility Cults Of The Ancient Near EastProfessor Allegro Univ Of Manchester Has Hitherto Been Known For His Several Excellent Books On The Dead Sea Scrolls In An Unusual Reversal, He Has Now Produced A Book That Will Make The Passover Plot Seem The Last Refuge Of Theological Ultra Conservatism 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 As Farfetched As All This May Seem, It Cannot Be Denied That He Has Brought To This Work The Same Care Scholarly Detachment That Have Characterized His Earlier, Conventional, Works He Has Made Not One Concession To The Sensational Nature Of His Thesis The Book Is, In Fact, A Demanding One, Which Presupposes In The Reader At Least A Working Knowledge Of The Ancient Semitic Tongues Of The Sciences Considered Auxiliary To Biblical Studies Only The Most Determined Non Professional Iconoclast Will Be Willing To Wade Through His Unrelenting Jargon None Of Which, Of Course, Will Affect The Demand For What Is Probably To Become A Very Controversial Work Kirkus Edited One day people will look back on this book and realize that it was the beginning of the revelation of the true history of RELIGION and Christianity one day. I picked this up at a garage sale, TG I didn t pay very much for it I later found out that this book was the downfall of Allegro and ruined his professional reputation The man was a brilliant ancient linguist, but really went off the deep end with this one Many people believe he deliberately wrote this sensationalistic book to generate badly needed money I do know he was instrumental in bringing the errors or perhaps deceptions concerning the Dead Sea Scrolls interpretation to light, and f I picked this up at a garage sale, TG I didn t pay very much for it I later found out that this book was the downfall of Allegro and ruined his professional reputation The man was a brilliant ancient linguist, but really went off the deep end with this one Many people believe he deliberately wrote this sensationalistic book to generate badly needed money I do know he was instrumental in bringing the errors or perhaps deceptions concerning the Dead Sea Scrolls interpretation to light, and for that I am grateful to him But this book Perhaps he only wrote it after having partaken of the mushroom himself.See will give you leads to articles about what his colleagues thought of this book.Now let me be clea 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 show, among other things, the story of Jesus to be a thinly veiled, word play filled chronicle of merits of the sacred mushroom.It deals heavily with ancient languages, religions, and drugs, so if you re interested in any combination of those things, I totally recommend this book Obviously, this 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 l Whatcan I say about this book that hasn t been written This book is a classic, and the 40th anniversary edition of this book is a real gem, if only for the essay at the end by Professor Carl A P Ruck The book s basic argument is that the bible is a fossil or a play that got built up from older cults and stories and bad translations a huge game of telephone and that by studying its linguistic predecessors, we can understand the strange stories of the Judeo Christian tradition My favori Whatcan I say about this book that hasn t been written This book is a classic, and the 40th anniversary edition of this book is a real gem, if only for the essay at the end by Professor Carl A P Ruck The book s basic argument is that the bible is a fossil or a pl Astoundingly absurd The quest to find references to the amanita muscaria in Sumerian hidden in the Greek text of the New Testament must have originated in a little personal testing of the mushroom. Wow John Marco Allegro was the only non Catholic member to help translate The Dead Sea Scrolls, and when he found the Sumerian glyphs that represented mushrooms and peered deeper into the text, he underwent an existential reforming, radically changing and casting off his Protestant beliefs Yet as I read this amazing scholar s main work, I couldn t help but think that he was pressing his new found dogma too hard, and that it would fall upon deaf ears While the book has inspired many to look de Wow John Marco Allegro was the on Heavy going and really this man is a scholar The fact is it ended his career because people prefer a simple lie to a complicated truth.I thought the book was astounding.


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