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Allegro, John Marco 1923-

Overview
Works: 103 works in 410 publications in 6 languages and 9,612 library holdings
Genres: History  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Controversial literature  Folklore  Pictorial works  Commentaries  Microform catalogs  Manuscripts 
Roles: Editor, Originator
Classifications: BM487, 221.44
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The Dead Sea scrolls by John Marco Allegro ( Book )
109 editions published between 1956 and 1992 in 3 languages and held by 2,718 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The sacred mushroom and the Cross; a study of the nature and origins of Christianity within the fertility cults of the ancient Near East by John Marco Allegro ( Book )
34 editions published between 1970 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 1,047 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Where did God come from? What do the bible stories really tell us? Who or what was Jesus Christ? This book challenges everything we think we know about the nature of religion -- The ancient fertility cult at the heart of Christianity -- The living power of cultic rites and symbols -- The sacred mushroom as the emblem and embodiment of divinity -- The secret meaning of biblical myths -- The language of religion that links us to our ancestors. The Sacred Mushroom and the Cross sets out John Allegro's quest through a family tree of languages to find the truth about where Christianity came from
The People of the Dead Sea Scrolls in text and pictures by John Marco Allegro by John Marco Allegro ( Book )
17 editions published between 1958 and 1959 in English and Undetermined and held by 731 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Pictorial survey showing the finding and assembling of the scroll fragments, sites, and progress of excavation, by a British scholar active in deciphering the scrolls
The treasure of the Copper scroll; the opening and decipherment of the most mysterious of the Dead Sea scrolls, a unique inventory of buried treasure by John Marco Allegro ( Book )
13 editions published in 1960 in English and held by 552 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Discovery of two copper scrolls, the most baffling of the Dead Sea scrolls
Mystery of the Dead Sea scrolls revealed by John Marco Allegro ( Book )
6 editions published between 1964 and 1981 in English and held by 514 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Qumrân cave 4 by Devorah Dimant ( Book )
6 editions published in 1968 in 3 languages and held by 423 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The Shapira affair by John Marco Allegro ( Book )
12 editions published between 1965 and 1981 in English and held by 407 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The chosen people; a study of Jewish history from the time of the exile until the revolt of Bar Kocheba, sixth century B.C. to second century A.D by John Marco Allegro ( Book )
3 editions published between 1971 and 1972 in English and held by 395 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The end of a road by John Marco Allegro ( Book )
11 editions published between 1970 and 2013 in English and held by 383 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In 1970, John M. Allegro published The Sacred Mushroom and the Cross, arguing that the early Christians belonged to a drug cult, their sacrament consisting of hallucinogenic mushrooms. The book contained a large amount of linguistic data to support Allegro's speculations. In his follow-up book, The End of a Road, Allegro considered the philosophical ramifications of having undermined Christianity and hence, for many people, religion altogether. He argued that abandoning religion is not ta
Search in the desert by John Marco Allegro ( Book )
16 editions published between 1964 and 1966 in English and Undetermined and held by 318 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The chosen people: a study of Jewish history from the time of the Exile until the Revolt of Bar Kocheba by John Marco Allegro ( Book )
6 editions published between 1971 and 1973 in English and held by 274 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Physician, heal thyself-- by John Marco Allegro ( Book )
1 edition published in 1985 in English and held by 184 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Qumrân cave 4 by John M Allegro ( Book )
12 editions published in 1968 in English and Hebrew and held by 169 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
All manner of men by John Marco Allegro ( Book )
2 editions published in 1982 in English and held by 155 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Lost gods by John Marco Allegro ( Book )
3 editions published between 1977 and 1978 in English and Undetermined and held by 133 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The treasure of the Copper scroll by John Marco Allegro ( Book )
8 editions published in 1960 in English and Undetermined and held by 109 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Die Botschaft vom Toten Meer : Das Geheimnis d. Schriftrollen by John Marco Allegro ( Book )
10 editions published between 1957 and 1958 in German and held by 85 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The Allegro Qumran photograph collection by John Marco Allegro ( Book )
1 edition published in 1996 in English and held by 73 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Consists of 1470 photographs of Allegro's associated with Khirbet Qumran and the texts discovered there, as well as those associated with some other places, such as ʻAin Feshkha, Khirbet Mird, and Wadi Murrabbaʹat. The photographs are arranged in four categories: A. Archaeology; B. Biography; C. Copper scroll; and D. Documents
Der Geheimkult des heiligen Pilzes : Rauschgift als Ursprung unserer Religionen by John Marco Allegro ( Book )
6 editions published between 1970 and 1971 in German and held by 30 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
 
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Alternative Names
Allegro, John.
Allegro, John, 1923-
Allegro, John, 1923-1988
Allegro, John M.
Allegro, John M. 1923-1988
Allegro, John M. (John Marco), 1923-
Allegro, John M. (John Marco), 1923-1988
Аллегро, Джон Марко, 1923-
Languages
English (262)
German (16)
Hebrew (4)
Italian (1)
Spanish (1)
Multiple languages (1)
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