Paganism Purified

Posted November 1, 2017 2:10 am by Dwight Longenecker

Celebrating daily Mass is a blessing because you can take more time to contemplate and ponder the mysteries before you.
On a large Sunday Mass I am too often concerned with all that is going on around me and making sure everything is going smoothly.
On Sunday night I had been reading Mircea Eliade’s history of religion. So many of the themes present within Christianity echoed through the myths and rituals of the ancient pagan world.
Here a god descended to take incarnate form. There a god battled with the powers of darkness. Here a god descended into the underworld to redeem the

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