The Apples of Apollo: Pagan and Christian Mysteries of the Eucharist

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Author: Carl A. P. Ruck

Number Of Pages: 288

Publisher: Carolina Academic Press

Details: Ruck and two accomplices, none identified, take turns or work together to explore a complex of rituals involving the god Dionysos, seeking to discover the original food of the sacramental communion. Among their perspectives are mistletoe, centaurs, and datura; Perseus the mushroom picker; and Jason the drug man. An underlying ethnopharmacological theme emerges. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (

EAN: 9780890899243

Release Date: 08-12-2000

Package Dimensions: 9.0 x 6.0 x 0.8 inches

Languages: English