Lectures on the Origin and Growth of Religion
This is a Facsimile PDF. It has 569 pages and was published in 1909.
Lectures on the origin and growth of religion as illustrated by the religion of the ancient Babylonians. Chapters include: Rise of Semitic culture in the court of Sargon; Connection between Babylonian and Hebrew religion; Resemblances between the Babylonian and Jewish priesthood and ritual; Merodach the supreme Bel or Baal of Babylon; Merodach originally the Sun-god of Eridu; Origin of the names of Moses, Joseph, Saul, David and Solomon; General character of Babylonian religion; The Chaldsean Rig-Veda; The magical texts, and more.
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