Ep 118 - Debunking The Psychedelic & Christianity Connection With Tom Hatsis | Gnostics, Mystery Schools

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Thomas Hatsis is a historian of psychedelia, witchcraft, magic, pagan religions, alternative Christianities, and the cultural intersection of those areas, who holds a master’s degree in history from Queens College. The author of The Witches’ Ointment and Psychedelic Mystery Traditions, he runs psychedelicwitch.com, a site dedicated to promoting the latest and best information pertaining to the Psychedelic Renaissance. He lives in Portland, Oregon.

Show Notes

  • Why Tom decided to write the book

  • Neolithic uses of psychedelics

  • Stoned Ape Theory

  • Religions and psychedelics

  • Christian artwork and mushrooms

  • Dr. Jerry Brown

  • Soma

  • God and mushrooms

  • Dogmatist’s debacle

  • Carl Sagan

  • Mushroom tree

  • Assyrian parasol

  • John Marco Allegro

  • Psychedelic uses in psychedelia

  • Gnostic uses of psychedelics

  • Psychedelic orgies

  • Ebionites

  • Moses and Acacia bush

    Continued in our PLUS+ Extension:

  • Scholar and witch

  • Magic and Christianity

  • Reading the Bible literally or metaphorically

  • Microdosing and magic

  • Microdoses of cosmic magic

  • Christianity and magic practices

  • Secular thoughts

  • Symbols of godheads

  • Different groups and secs of Christianity

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