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The Immortality Key: The Secret History of the Religion with No Name

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THE NEW YORK TIMES BEST SELLERAs seen on The Joe Rogan Expertise!This program features a Foreword written and browse by Graham Hancock.A groundbreaking dive into the function psychedelics have performed within the origins of Western civilization, and the real-life quest for the Holy Grail that would shake the Church to its foundations.Probably the most influential non secular historian of the twentieth century, Huston Smith, as soon as referred to it because the “best-kept secret” in historical past. Did the Historical Greeks use medication to search out God? And did the earliest Christians inherit the identical, secret custom? A profound data of visionary vegetation, herbs and fungi handed from one era to the following, ever because the Stone Age?There’s zero archaeological proof for the unique Eucharist – the sacred wine mentioned to ensure life after loss of life for many who drink the blood of Jesus. The Holy Grail and its miraculous contents have by no means been discovered. Within the absence of any arduous knowledge, no matter occurred on the Final Supper stays an article of religion for as we speak’s 2.5 billion Christians. In an unprecedented seek for actual solutions, The Immortality Key examines the archaic roots of the ritual that’s carried out each Sunday for almost one third of the planet. Centuries within the making, faith and science converge to color a radical image of Christianity’s founding occasion. And to resolve historical past’s best puzzle as soon as and for all.Earlier than the rise of Christianity, the Historical Greeks discovered salvation in their very own sacraments. Sacred drinks had been routinely consumed as a part of the so-called Historical Mysteries – elaborate rites that led initiates to the brink of loss of life. Athens’ finest and brightest flocked to the religious capital of Eleusis, the place a holy beer unleashed heavenly visions for 2 thousand years. Others drank the holy wine of Dionysus to grow to be one with the god, reaching immortality. Within the Nineteen Seventies, renegade students claimed this beer and wine – the unique sacraments of Western civilization – had been spiked with mind-altering medication. Lately, vindication for the disgraced concept has been quietly mounting within the laboratory. The continually advancing fields of archaeobotany and archaeochemistry have advised using psychedelic drinks in antiquity. And with a single dose of psilocybin, the psycho-pharmacologists at Johns Hopkins and NYU at the moment are turning self-proclaimed atheists into prompt believers.If these sacraments survived for 1000’s of years in our distant prehistory, from the Stone Age to the Historical Greeks, did additionally they survive into the age of Jesus? Was the unique Eucharist of Christianity, the truth is, a psychedelic Eucharist? Is that this the true secret behind the Holy Grail?With an unquenchable thirst for proof, Muraresku excursions the ruins of Greece with its authorities archaeologists. He beneficial properties entry to the hidden collections of the Louvre Museum to point out the continuity between pagan and Christian wine. He unravels the Historical Greek of the New Testomony with the world’s most controversial priest. He spelunks into the catacombs beneath the streets of Rome to decipher the misplaced symbols of Christianity’s oldest monuments. He breaches the key archives of the Vatican to unearth paperwork by no means earlier than translated into English. And with leads from the archaeological chemists on the Massachusetts Institute of Expertise and the College of Pennsylvania, he unveils the primary arduous knowledge for the ritualistic use of psychedelic medication in antiquity.The Immortality Key reconstructs a suppressed historical past of girls consecrating the forbidden, drugged Eucharist that was later banned by the Church Fathers. Ladies who had been later focused as witches in the course of the Inquisition, when Europe’s sacred pharmacology largely disappeared. If the scientists of as we speak have resurrected this expertise, then Christianity is useless. Except it returns to its roots. A Macmillan Audio manufacturing from St. Martin’s Press

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