By Luther H. Martin
The unifying topic all through is an research of the 'mind' of these engaged within the cult practices of this common historic faith. those investigations symbolize conventional old equipment in addition to more moderen stories applying the insights of the cognitive sciences, demonstrating that cognitive historiography is a beneficial methodological tool.
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The Mind of Mithraists: Historical and Cognitive Studies in the Roman Cult of Mithras (Scientific Studies of Religion: Inquiry and Explanation) by Luther H. Martin