By Jan Irvin,J.R. Irvin
Jan Irvin (The Holy Mushroom) has captured what we would name an “anthropology of rationalization” relating to even if mushrooms, and mind-altering elements ordinarily, performed any position within the improvement of not just Judaism and Christianity however the overall tradition in play at the moment. it's now famous in lots of educational groups (anthropologists, sociologists, psychiatrists, psychologists) that adequate proof exists of the significance of those ingredients, either textual and visible, to assert “yes” in very huge letters. it truly is now not conception. The questions Irvin asks are those: “If mind-altering components did play this significant position, then how might this impact our interpretations of the Bible and the Qur’an? may this make clear the origins of mystical reports and the tales, for instance Abraham listening to voices and Ezekiel’s handy visions? What may this recommend in regards to the shamanic habit of Jesus? What impression could this have on prepared religion?" those are daring questions. it is a very important quantity for these drawn to the Holy Mushroom and the politics of fact. targeted and beautifully illustrated; nice bibliography.
~ Professor John A. Rush, Sierra College
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The Holy Mushroom: Evidence of Mushrooms in Judeo-Christianity - A critical re-evaluation of the schism between John M. Allegro and R. Gordon Wasson over ... in The Sacred Mushroom and the Cross by Jan Irvin,J.R. Irvin