The excerpt represents the core issue or deciding factor on which you must meditate, and is drawn from Pagan and Christian Creeds by Edward Carpenter:|
the ceremony the fiction of a new birth was kept up
by dieting the devotee on MILK, like a new-born babe.
And it is interesting in that connection to find that even in
the present day a diet of ABSOLUTELY NOTHING BUT MILK for
six or eight weeks is by many doctors recommended as
the only means of getting rid of deep-seated illnesses
and enabling a patient's organism to make a completely new
start in life.
 Sallustius philosophus. See Adonis, Attis and Osiris, note,
"At Rome," he further says (p. 230), "the new birth and
Pagan and Christian Creeds