How do you know they got it right?
Obviously many of them didn't. They were dealing with heresies coming from all sides, and so some of them incorporated the female pagan rituals into these inflated descriptions of Mary.
Isis and Cybele became Mary.
"CULT OF THE VIRGIN MARY
by Michael Carroll
posted on 10/09/2007 11:18:19 AM PDT
by Dr. Eckleburg
("I don't think they want my respect; I think they want my submission." - Flemming Rose)
To: Dr. Eckleburg
"CULT OF THE VIRGIN MARY PHYSCOLOGICAL ORIGINS" by Michael Carroll
That was a very good book to read. I highly recommend it, FWIW.
posted on 10/09/2007 11:48:32 AM PDT
(LUKE 9:49-50 , MARK 9:38-41)
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