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29 March 2008 @ 04:43 pm
Jewish Pychopomps  
One of the great religious cliches of the Christian tradition is the image of St. Peter waiting at the gates of heaven to direct the soul of the dead to the appropriate final destination. But how many of us know St. Peter is just the Christian version of an almost universal spiritual/mythic tradition, the psychopomp?....[to see the complete essay, go to Jewish Myth, Magic, and Mysticism, http://www.ejmmm2007.blogspot.com