Diploma in Modern Mithraism
accreditation: International Association for
Mithraism was a mystery religion of Persian origin that spread rapidly
through the ancient Roman empire and, though not many people know this
today, it was the main religion of the Empire before it converted to
explains how Christianity took over various aspects of Mithraism
including a savior born of a virgin on 25th December. It also
looks at the philosophy of Mithraism and its relationships with other
faiths and spiritual movements. Details are also given of a modern
Mithraist revival including ceremonies and rituals.
recommended period of study: 3
months. Continuous enrolment. No time limit.
£145.00 (145 Pounds Sterling- for currency conversion see
A FREE textbook will be included for students from the UK. Students
outside the UK will need to order the textbook separately - free shipping is
available to many countries from our recommended
A course manual is also provided in PDF format.
Method of study:
Textbook study. Written assignments based on
textbook, self-reflection and set exercises. Assignment questions are issued by email and
students return their written work by email. Grades and feedback are issued by
email. Continuous assessment - no final exam.
Nominal study hours: 20 hours.
The course will be useful for anyone interested in comparative religion
and the history of religious ideas, as well as for students of Western
esotericism and to clergy or lay religious
leaders. It is primarily academic and does not lead to membership of or
ordination by any religious body.
Successful graduates will receive the
Diploma in Modern Mithraism awarded by UK College of Holistic Training which is a private UK
qualification. The college is accredited by the International Association for
Distance Learning. Course graduates may use the postnominal designation Dip.
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