InspiringPhilosophy’s Jesus vs. Mithra

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Was Jesus based on the Persian God Mithra? Many on the internet seem to think so, and this video addresses this claim.

Sources:
Marta Vannucci – The Vedic God Mitra

David Ulansey – The Origins of the Mithraic Mysteries

Commodianus – Instructions 13

The Avesta

Roger Beck – Merkelbach’s Mithras

Roger Beck – Religion of the Mithras Cult

Michelle Salzman – Minding Time: Pagan and Christians Notions of the Week in the Fourth-Century Roman Empire

Maarten Jozef Vermaseren – Mithras, the Secret God

Michael Speidel – Mithras-Orion, Greek Hero and Roman Army God

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