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Table of Contents



Chapter One                               Mind-Altering Substances and Decision Making
                                                                         John A. Rush

Chapter Two                          Altered Consciousness and Drugs in Human Evolution
                                                                     Michael Winkelman

Chapter Three                                          Cannabis and the Hebrew Bible
                                                                Chris Bennett and Neil McQueen

Chapter Four                                  Hildegard of Bingen: Unveiling the Secrets
                                                      of a Medieval High Priestess and Visionary
                                                                              Gerrit Keizer

Chapter Five                            The Milk of the Goat Heiðrun: An Investigation into
                                               the Sacramental Use of Psychoactive Milk and Meat
                                                                                Alan Piper

Chapter Six                   The significance of pharmacological and biological indicators in
                                                   identifying historical uses of Amanita muscaria
                                                                              Kevin Feeney

Chapter Seven                                                    Enter the Jaguar
                                                                                 Mike Jay

Chapter Eight                       Ravens’ Bread, and Other Manifestations of Fly Agaric       
                                                              in Classical and Biblical Literature
                                                                             Edzard Klapp

Chapter Nine                                    Democracy and the Dionysian Agenda
                                                                                Carl Ruck

Chapter Ten                                                       Virgil’s Edible Tables
                                                               Carl A.P. Ruck and Robert Larner

Chapter Eleven                  The Genesis of A Mushroom/Venus Religion In Mesoamerica
                                                       Carl de Borhegyi and Suzanne de Borhegyi

Chapter Twelve            Sacred Mushrooms and Man: Diversity and Traditions in the World,
                                                            with Special Reference to Psilocybe
                                                                          Gaston Guzman

Chapter Thirteen                      The Soma Function in Jung’s Analytical Psychology
                                                                            Dan Merkur
Chapter Fourteen                         Gordon Wasson: The Man, the Legend, the Myth
                                                                               Jan Irvin











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