The Cosmological Origins of Myth and Symbol: From the Dogon and Ancient Egypt to India, Tibet, and China

The Cosmological Origins of Myth and Symbol: From the Dogon and Ancient Egypt to India, Tibet, and China

by Laird Scranton, William Henry
     
 

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Do ancient systems of myth and symbol descend from one common cosmological plan? Laird Scranton identifies the signature attributes of a theoretic ancient parent cosmology and makes the case that cosmology may have engendered civilization, not the other way around.See more details below

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Do ancient systems of myth and symbol descend from one common cosmological plan? Laird Scranton identifies the signature attributes of a theoretic ancient parent cosmology and makes the case that cosmology may have engendered civilization, not the other way around.

Editorial Reviews

Andrew Collins
“Pursuing the powerful quest began in The Science of the Dogon, Laird Scranton provides . . . another compulsive read for those wishing to get to the heart of the ancient mysteries.”
Edward G. Nightingale
“Laird Scranton’s groundbreaking new research is a major piece of the puzzle that will forever change the way we view the knowledge of the ancients.”
The Midwest Book Review
“Looking at many ancient cultures and looking for their influences, The Cosmological Origins of Myth and Symbol proposes many unique ideas and makes for a solidly recommended read.”
New Dawn Magazine
“Following up and synthesizing his last two books, The Science of the Dogon, and Sacred Symbols of the Dogon, Laird Scranton’s latest book makes a good case that what we call today the myths and symbols of ancient peoples have not only cosmology as their basis but they originated from one “parent” cosmology. . . most fascinating study. . . ”
Nexus Magazine
“An inspiring journey through cosmology.”
May 2011 New Dawn Magazine
“Following up and synthesizing his last two books, The Science of the Dogon, and Sacred Symbols of the Dogon, Laird Scranton’s latest book makes a good case that what we call today the myths and symbols of ancient peoples have not only cosmology as their basis but they originated from one “parent” cosmology. . . most fascinating study. . . ”
August 2011 Nexus Magazine
“An inspiring journey through cosmology.”
author of Beneath the Pyramids: Egypt’s Andrew Collins
“Pursuing the powerful quest began in The Science of the Dogon, Laird Scranton provides . . . another compulsive read for those wishing to get to the heart of the ancient mysteries.”
author of The Giza Template Edward G. Nightingale
“Laird Scranton’s groundbreaking new research is a major piece of the puzzle that will forever change the way we view the knowledge of the ancients.”
December 2010 The Midwest Book Review
“Looking at many ancient cultures and looking for their influences, The Cosmological Origins of Myth and Symbol proposes many unique ideas and makes for a solidly recommended read.”
From the Publisher
“An inspiring journey through cosmology.”

“Following up and synthesizing his last two books, The Science of the Dogon, and Sacred Symbols of the Dogon, Laird Scranton’s latest book makes a good case that what we call today the myths and symbols of ancient peoples have not only cosmology as their basis but they originated from one “parent” cosmology. . . most fascinating study. . . ”

“Laird Scranton’s groundbreaking new research is a major piece of the puzzle that will forever change the way we view the knowledge of the ancients.”

“Looking at many ancient cultures and looking for their influences, The Cosmological Origins of Myth and Symbol proposes many unique ideas and makes for a solidly recommended read.”

“Pursuing the powerful quest began in The Science of the Dogon, Laird Scranton provides . . . another compulsive read for those wishing to get to the heart of the ancient mysteries.”

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781594773761
Publisher:
Inner Traditions/Bear & Company
Publication date:
09/28/2010
Edition description:
Original
Pages:
208
Sales rank:
582,640
Product dimensions:
5.90(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.40(d)

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From the Publisher
“Pursuing the powerful quest began in The Science of the Dogon, Laird Scranton provides . . . another compulsive read for those wishing to get to the heart of the ancient mysteries.”

“Laird Scranton’s groundbreaking new research is a major piece of the puzzle that will forever change the way we view the knowledge of the ancients.”

“Looking at many ancient cultures and looking for their influences, The Cosmological Origins of Myth and Symbol proposes many unique ideas and makes for a solidly recommended read.”

“Following up and synthesizing his last two books, The Science of the Dogon, and Sacred Symbols of the Dogon, Laird Scranton’s latest book makes a good case that what we call today the myths and symbols of ancient peoples have not only cosmology as their basis but they originated from one “parent” cosmology. . . most fascinating study. . . ”

“An inspiring journey through cosmology.”

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