I'm reblogging this one mostly out of a desire to mark it for later, more careful reading. There's good things here about the need for Mysteries to be discovered via experience rather than reconstructed, and I agree. As such, the Mysteries of the past that have been lost are lost forever, but there are Mysteries right now that we can and should (and I believe MUST) access and share. Yes. Yes. Yes. More later when I can dig in more deeply, perhaps... --Ember--
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Someone at Patheos has proposed reviving the Eleusinian mysteries.
I’m just going to come out and say this: the old mysteries are dead and it’s pointless to even attempt what they are proposing. 2,190 more words