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Religion in science and civilization,

Author: Richard Gregory, Sir
Publisher: London, Macmillan & Co., 1940.
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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Richard Gregory, Sir
OCLC Number: 489957
Description: xiii, 366 pages XVI plates 22 cm
Contents: 1. Introduction --
2. Civilizations of ancient Mesopotamia --
3. Early stages of cultural development --
4. Astrological influences and religion --
5. Ancient Egypt --
6. Sun and sky Gods --
7. Sacred books and doctrines --
8. The Zodiac and divisions of the year --
9. The month, Easter and the calendar --
10. Greek cosmology and speculative philosophy --11. The spirit of ancient Greece --
12. Rome and rationalism --
13. The heavens in classical poetry and myth --
14. Observation and literary interpretation --
15. Science and the humanities --
16. Religion as a social force --
17. Unifying influence of primitive faiths --
18. Old doctrines and new interpretations --
19. The Bible and stories of creation and the flood --
20. Monotheism and the fall of man --
21. The Eastern world and the Christian era --
22. Christianity or Christianities? --
23. Origins of European civilization --
24. Ethical standards and values --
25. Biological and cultural aspects of war --
26. Primitive religious cults and their development --
27. Evolution of ideas of God --
28. Faith and liberation of thought --
29. Science and social ethics --
Index.
Responsibility: by Sir Richard Gregory.

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