MYTH, RITUAL AND RELIGION Volume II

MYTH, RITUAL AND RELIGION Volume II

by Andrew Lang
     
 

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The Science of Anthropology can speak, with some confidence, on
many questions of Mythology. Materials are abundant and practically
undisputed, because, as to their myths, savage races have spoken out
with freedom. Myth represents, now the early scientific, now the early
imaginative and humorous faculty, playing freely round all objects of
thought:… See more details below

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The Science of Anthropology can speak, with some confidence, on
many questions of Mythology. Materials are abundant and practically
undisputed, because, as to their myths, savage races have spoken out
with freedom. Myth represents, now the early scientific, now the early
imaginative and humorous faculty, playing freely round all objects of
thought: even round the Superhuman beings of belief. But, as to
his Religion, the savage by no means speaks out so freely. Religion
represents his serious mood of trust, dependence or apprehension.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
2940013170674
Publisher:
SAP
Publication date:
08/08/2011
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Format:
NOOK Book
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