Reflections on My Studies of the Roman Cults of Mithras for the Historical and Comparative Study of Religions

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Abstract

I have spent a number of years focusing my research on the Roman Cults of Mithras. In this autobiographical reflection on that study, I consider the relationship between research on a specific, if perhaps obscure, religious tradition and methodological and theoretical issues in historical and comparative studies of religion generally.

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