Tag: mithra

Egyptian and Mithraic influence on Christianity

Christ Myth

We mythicists and comparative religion/mythology scholars and students often hear apologies attempting to refute comparisons between the Egyptian religion, Mithraism and Christianity. These rebuttals include that Egypt had nothing to do with the creation of Christianity and that Mithra’s birth was not celebrated on December 25th or the winter solstice, as many have claimed. Both […]

Top 10 myths about the religion part of Zeitgeist

If you’re one of the hundreds of millions globally who have seen the first or religion part of the first “ZEITGEIST” film, you will appreciate the short list I’ve put together at Examiner.com: http://www.examiner.com/list/top-10-myths-about-the-religion-part-of-zeitgeist Included in my article are images like the one below: As you will see, there is superior documentation to back up […]

Cracked.com’s shockingly crappy article about ‘Religulous’ and ‘Zeitgeist’

Christ in Egypt: The Horus-Jesus Connection

Cracked.com had an article disparaging documentaries “shockingly full of crap” that included the first “Zeitgeist” film. Unfortunately, the article itself – which had almost a million views in one day – is shockingly full of crap, as the author has a very superficial knowledge of the subject of comparative religion and mythology. Note that she […]

Dawkins tweets Jesus mythicism

On April 10, biologist and atheist writer Dr. Richard Dawkins tweeted about comparisons among Jesus, Dionysus, Horus and Krishna, posting an image from the film “Zeitgeist” that included Attis and Mithra. He asks: Comparisons often made of Jesus with Horus, Dionysus, Krishna etc. Any real scholars out there confirm each one? I responded, naturally, with […]

Merry Mithramas!

Great image from CalamitiesofNature.com – click on it for the full size and read the transcript below. [Linus and Charlie Brown conversing on a stage.] Charlie Brown: “Isn’t there anyone who knows what Christmas is all about?!” Linus: “Sure I can tell you what Christmas is all about.” Linus: “December 25th is associated with the […]

Is Christ a clone of Mithra?

In my book The Christ Conspiracy: The Greatest Story Ever Sold appears a series of lists in a popular chapter called “The Characters.” These lists recite characteristics in common with the Jesus figure of the following gods and godmen: Attis, Buddha, Dionysus, Hercules, Horus, Krishna, Mithra, Prometheus and Zoroaster. One of the gods most obviously […]

Mithraism & Christianity

mithra sun sol

Here is a nifty quote from the New Schaff-Herzog Encyclopedia of Religious Knowledge (“Mithra, Mithraism,” VII, 419): “The birth of Mithra and of Christ were celebrated on the same day; tradition placed the birth of both in a cave; both regarded Sunday as sacred; in both the central figure was a mediator (mesites) who was […]

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