Speaker: Jeff Shelton

Religious Exploration – Mithraism

Mithraism, a mystery religion centered on the god Mithras that was practiced in the Roman Empire from about the 1st to the 4th century CE.

Mithraism is viewed as a rival of early Christianity.

Education: Ancient Roman Mithraism 

The ancient Roman Mystery Cult Mithraism was a religion practiced in the Roman Empire from the 1st to 3nd centuries A.D. chiefly by soldiers. Although some of the ritual practices of the cult are known, the beliefs of the cult were and are largely mysterious. Clues to what Mithraists believed … read more.