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A Journey in Pictures through the Mystery Religions

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The time of the Roman Empire was not unlike today in that the official churches are losing more and more members and esoteric and Christian sects are gaining ground: many people – from time immemorial accustomed to living in a close relationship to their world of gods – were disappointed by the Roman religion and turned increasingly to the mystery cults. It was in these that they found the support they were yearning for. The influence of these cults on Christianity is actually unmistakable – and yet they symbolise a completely different world of its own.

A Journey in Pictures through the Mystery Religions