Want to understand Christianity? You need to understand Mithraism. "Mithraism as important for understanding "the cultural matrix out of which the Christian religion came to birth" Mithraism is the worship of Mithra, the Iranian god of the sun, justice, contract, and war in pre-Zoroastrian Iran. Known as Mithras in the Roman Empire during the 2nd and 3rd centuries ad, this deity was honoured as the patron of loyalty to the emperor.
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