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Re: Conciliatory moves over Easter

Date:Monday, May 1, 2000, 19:23
On Sun, 30 Apr 2000, Adrian Morgan wrote:

> of worship was intimately tied to culture. Into this > world Christianity came, and one of its basic > tenents was and is that religion is _not_ a question > of culture, that it _transcends_ culture, that no > culture is favoured by God. St Paul is saying that we
Wellllllllllll, yes and no (as the Orthodox say so often). There were others who were beginning to transcend national divisions (Isis, Mithras, et al), but they were either closed Mysteries and/or otherwise restrictive in membership (no women for Mithras). While Christianity is a Mystery faith, it never appears to have promised death or similar punishments for those who revealed the Mysteries to outsiders.