In the Beginning God: A Fresh Look at the Case for Original Monotheism

In the Beginning God: A Fresh Look at the Case for Original Monotheism

by Winfried Corduan

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ISBN-13: 9781433683008
Publisher: B&H Publishing Group
Publication date: 09/15/2013
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 400
File size: 3 MB

About the Author


Winfried Corduan (Ph.D., Rice University) is professor emeritus of Philosophy and Religion at Taylor University in Upland, Indiana.

Table of Contents

Preface ix

Chapter 1 Origins and Beginnings: Confusion in the Making 1

Chapter 2 Max Müller: Mythology as a Disease of Language 11

Chapter 3 E. B. Tylor: Religion from a Darwinian Perspective 35

Chapter 4 Andrew Lang: Turnabout Is Fair Play 63

Chapter 5 Andrew Lang: Interactions and Totemism 93

Chapter 6 Wilhelm Schmidt and Culture Circles 137

Chapter 7 Wilhelm Schmidt: The Results 181

Chapter 8 Wilhelm Schmidt: Reactions and Critiques 225

Chapter 9 Eliade, Otto, and Durkheim: Escape into the Irrational 267

Chapter 10 Monotheism Around the Globe 301

Chapter 11 Original Monotheism and Christian Apologetics 337

Appendix A 355

Appendix B 357

Name Index 359

Subject Index 363

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