[ibogaine] Christ on High

David Minick dminick at adelphia.net
Tue Jan 14 13:11:11 EST 2003


Hi everyone,
Although the subject is of some interest  and I dont want to completely pull
out of the loop could you please try to exclude me from conversations
between others or Godhead. I just want to be kept abreast and recieve more
info here and there tanks
----- Original Message -----
From: "patrick treloar" <ptreloar at tiscali.co.uk>
To: <Sent: Tuesday, November 12, 2002 1:43 PM
Subject: [ibogaine] Christ on High


> No doubt many of you have already read the recent articles in the Sunday
> Times or the Guardian, re the forthcoming High Times article by Chris
> Bennett. In case you haven't I've included some relevant links below. They
> concern an article in February's issue, in which Bennett provides
> substantiated claims that Jesus used cannabis to heal the sick, perform
> miracles and presumably, as a religious sacrement. Chris claims that it
was
> used in a special oil called kaneh-bosem, and was apparently mixed with
> Olive Oil at a ratio of 1lb per quart of oil, thereby making it absorbable
> through the skin. Christ, it appears is derived from a Greek word meaning
> the annointed one, and, it looks as though recipients of this healing were
> literally drenched with the oil, which also contained other fragrant
herbs.
>
> Readers of Mike Jay's book, Blue Tide, will also be aware of the use of
> Harmaline i.e. Syrian Rue, based sacraments in the Middle East area in
> biblical times, and, of course there are the theories by Wasson et al re
> Soma of Vedic scriptures. I'd be very interested to hear from anyone else
> that might have anything else to contribute, especially on the use of
> entheogens by Gnostic Christians and entheogen use in 'Mystery Religions'
of
> the christian and pre christian Greek, Egyption and Middle Eastern eras.
>
> There was me feeling all sorry 'cos those early Christians kept getting
> stoned to death & all!
>
> Laughter aside, if there is as much truth in this as we all do doubt
suspect
> there is, it would surely constitute pretty much the cover-up of the
second
> millenium, and means, as Chris points out (Dana Beal's gonna love this
> bit!), that "If cannabis was one of the main ingredients of the ancient
> Christian anointing oil, as history indicates, and receiving this oil is
> what made Jesus the Christ and his followers Christians, then persecuting
> those who use cannabis could be considered anti-Christ."
>
> So then, was Jesus, as he claims, a stoner, or, as I deeply suspect
myself,
> a fully fledged trip-nut?
>
> Comments?
>
>
> P@
>
>
http://education.guardian.co.uk/higher/sciences/story/0,12243,869489,00.html
>
> http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/health/2633187.stm
>
> http://cannabisculture.com/articles/1670.html
>
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