Tuesday, January 17, 2006
This book was recommended by Rick at Agrophobic, from Down Under: Pagan and Christian Creeds: Their Origin and Meaning, 1998, Edward Carpenter.
Here’s what one Amazon.com reviewer had to say about it:
“I had always known that Early Christianity 'borrowed' from pagan religions some holidays and practices, but it was not until I read this book did I know the depth of theft. Almost like a plagiarism of faith intended to convert the masses (which it sadly succeeded in doing)....”
Walker's Women's Encyclopedia of Myths and Secrets is also a great source on this topic.
thnx to beate for the foto of the "Kangaroo Paw," a native Australian plant.