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The Origin and Evolution of Religion (Routledge Revivals)

ISBN 9781138822054
Published March 8, 2016 by Routledge
438 Pages

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Book Description

Churchward’s The Origin and Evolution of Religion, first published in 1924, explores the history and development of different religions worldwide, from the religious cults of magic and fetishism to contemporary religions such as Christianity and Islam. This text is ideal for students of theology.

Table of Contents

List of Figures in the Text;  List of Plates;  1. Definitions of Religion. The Dawn of Religious Ideas  2. The Religious Cult of the Totemic People  3. Magic and Fetishism  4.Hero Cult and Mythology  5. Sacred Symbols  6. The Stellar Cult  7. The Stellar Cult (Continued)  8. The Stellar Cult (Continued)  9. The Great Pyramid of Ghizeh  10. Different Phases of the Stellar Cult  11. The Lunar Cult  12. The Solar Cult  13. The Solar Cult (Continued)  14. The Jews and the Israelites  15. Babylonian Cult  16. Buddhism  17. The Druids  18. Mohammedism  19. Cult of Christianity;  Conclusion;  Glossary;  Index

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