Magic and Religion by Andrew Lang

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Author Lang, Andrew, 1844-1912
Title Magic and Religion
Contents Science and superstition -- The theory of loan-gods, or borrowed religion -- Magic and religion -- The origin of the Christian faith -- The approaches to Mr. Frazer's theory -- Attemps to prove the Sacæan criminal divine -- Zakmuk, Sacæa, and Purim -- Mordecai, Esther, Vashti, and Haman -- Why was the mock-king of the Sacæa whipped and hanged? -- Calvary -- The ghastly priest -- South African religion -- 'Cup and ring:' An old problem solved -- First-fruits and taboos -- Walking through fire -- Appendices: Mr. Tylor's theory of borrowing. The martyrdom of Dasius. The ride of the beardless one.
Credits Produced by Marc D'Hooghe (Images generously made available by the Internet Archive.)
Language English
LoC Class BL: Philosophy, Psychology, Religion: Religion: General, Miscellaneous and Atheism
Subject Religion
Subject Mythology
Category Text
EBook-No. 46480
Release Date
Most Recently Updated Apr 4, 2024
Copyright Status Public domain in the USA.
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