For followers of traditional Christian teachings the death and eventual resurrection of primary religious figures forms a key element to the religions central tenets. Indeed, even for non-Christians the story of the reappearance of Christ in the form of a body of light – just three days after his death on the cross, is a remarkably fascinating and mysterious tale.
Before approaching this book, it is important to make a clear differentiation between Christ and Christianity. In this context, the Christ is an outpouring of power, love and energy from the cosmic source. Christianity, on the other hand, is a religion based upon a two-thousand-year-old philosophy of a man who may or may not have existed. This book deals with a
In The Mushroom in Christian Art, author John A. Rush uses an artistic motif to define the nature of Christian art, establish the identity of Jesus, and expose the motive for his murder. Covering Christian art from 200 CE (common era) to the present, the author reveals that Jesus, the Teacher of Righteousness mentioned in the Dead Sea Scrolls, is