An unusual perspective on the cultural and political milieu in existence at the time of the emergence of Christianity. Events, such as the Persian Wars, are examined with a view to understanding the spiritual struggles raging between those forces that wished to promote a newly emerging human consciousness, based on independent thought and a growing sense of egocentricity; and those forces that wished to preserve the authoritarian structures of the past, which were rooted in now decadent mystery practices. In particular the ...

Caesars and Apostles 2000, Floris Books, Edinburgh

ISBN-13: 9780863152733