The Evolution of the Idea of God: An Inquiry Into the Origins of Religions by Allen

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Author Allen, Grant, 1848-1899
Title The Evolution of the Idea of God: An Inquiry Into the Origins of Religions
Contents Preface -- Christianity as a religious standard -- Religion and mythology -- The life of the dead -- The origin of gods -- Sacred stones -- Sacred stakes -- Sacred trees -- The gods of Egypt -- The gods of Israel -- The rise of monotheism -- Human gods -- The manufacture of gods -- Gods of cultivation -- Corn- and wine-gods -- Sacrifice and sacrament -- The doctrine of the atonement -- The world before Christ -- The growth of Christianity -- Survivals in Christendom -- Conclusion.
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Language English
LoC Class BL: Philosophy, Psychology, Religion: Religion: General, Miscellaneous and Atheism
Subject Religion
Subject God
Category Text
EBook-No. 57581
Release Date
Most Recently Updated Feb 25, 2021
Copyright Status Public domain in the USA.
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