The modern reader's guide to religions.


New York, Barnes and Noble [1964] .

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Subjects Religions.
Description xi, 620 pages 24 cm
Copyright Date [1964]
Notes Includes bibliographical references (pages 587-597).
Summary Story of mankind's religious experience from prehistoric origins.
Contents Hebrew religion, I -- The Hebrews -- The discovery of Jehovah -- Myth into history -- Hebrew religion, II -- Kingship -- The prophets -- What a prophet is -- Christianity, I -- The world -- The life -- The teaching -- Eschatology -- Christianity, II -- The early church -- Paul -- Conclusion -- Islam -- Mohammed's world -- Mohammed's career -- The Koran -- Tradition -- Mysticism -- Conclusion -- Zoroastrianism -- Background -- Zoroaster -- Zoroastrian tradition -- Mithraism and Manicheism -- Hinduism, I -- Geography and history -- Hindu teaching -- Hindu scripture -- Hinduism, II -- The god's arrive -- The god's withdraw -- The god's return -- Buddhism, I -- The life and the illumination -- The teaching: new and old -- Buddhism, II -- Buddhist tradition -- Hinayana -- Mahayana -- Tantrism -- Chinese and Japanese religion -- Confucianism -- Taoism -- Zen Buddhism.
What religion is: a general view -- The divine addresses of man -- Man listening -- Religious responses -- Conclusion -- The religion of modern primitive man -- The materials -- Primitive cultures -- Theories of religious origin -- Prehistoric man -- Paleolithic man -- Mesolithic man -- Neolithic man -- Egyptian religion -- Egyptian religion: it's conditions -- Egyptian history -- Egyptian rite -- Myth and magic -- Creation myths -- Morals and magic -- Babylonian religion -- Myths -- Babylonian myth -- People and king -- Divination and magic -- Law -- Greek religion -- Configuration of force -- The Greek address -- Olympian and Chthonian gods -- The public use of the Olympian gods -- The mysteries -- Philosophy -- Roman religion -- Cycle and line -- Three failures of myth -- Celtic myth -- Scandinavian myth -- Aztec myth.
Network Numbers (OCoLC)373436
(OCoLC)ocm00373436
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WorldCat Identities Watts, Harold H. 1906-
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