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ISBN:0404038573
Author: Andrew Lang
ISBN13: 978-0404038571
Title: Magic and Religion
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Language: English
Category: Social Sciences
Publisher: Ams Pr Inc (June 1, 1971)
Pages: 316

Magic and Religion by Andrew Lang



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Andrew Lang was one of the leading lights in the study of unexplained phenomena  . In this collection of essays, he takes a look at the state of the study of early religion, ritual, magic, and myth. He begins by looking at science and superstition, and the dangers of allowing belief unsupported by fact to seep into science. He then discusses the origin or religion, and "loan Andrew Lang was one of the leading lights in the study of unexplained phenomena. In this collection of essays, he takes a look at the state of the study of early religion, ritual, magic, and myth

In revising the book I have brought it into line with the ideas expressed in the second part of my Making of Religion (1898) and have excised certain passages which, as the book first appeared, were inconsistent with its main thesis

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Book info: Author: Andrew Lang Title: Magic and religion Publisher: London, New York, and Bombay, Longmans, Green and Co. Subject (keywords, tags): Mythology; Religion. Description: Bibliographical footnotes Science and superstition. The theory of loan-gods, or borrowed religion. The origin of the Christian faith. The approaches to Mr. Frazer's theory. Attemps to prove the Sacaean criminal divine. Zakmuk, Sacaea, and Purim. Mordecai, Esther, Vashti, and Haman. Why was the mock-king of the Sacaea whipped and hanged?-Calvary.

Myth, Ritual and Religion. First published in 1887. Last updated Tuesday, July 14, 2015 at 13:51. To the best of our knowledge, the text of this work is in the Public Domain in Australia. He then discusses the origin or religion, and "loan gods," or borrowed religion, a theory advanced by . Lang then moves on to look at William Frazer's theory of the origin of the divine character of Christ

Lang Andrew Magic and Religion. Recent years have brought rich additions to the materials for the study of early religion, ritual, magic, and myth. In proportion to the abundance of information has been the growth of theory and hypothesis. The first essay in this collection, 'Science and Superstition,' points out the danger of allowing too ingenious and imaginative hypotheses to lead captive our science. As, like others, I have not long since advanced a provisional theory of my own, the second and third essays are designed to strengthen my position.