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Subtitled, Influence of the Phallic Idea in the Religions of Antiquity, this book came my way as one of a small collection given me by my brother when he was sorting stuff out prior to a move to a new ... Read full review
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Abraham according adored ancient animal antiquity appears Aryan associated Assyrian Astarte Avesta Baal Bacchus Book Brahmin Buddhism bull Bunsen Cabeiri calf Chaldean Chaldean mythology character Christian connected consecrated countries curious custom deity Dionysus divine earth Egypt Egyptian emblem embodied erect fact faith father fecundity female Fergusson Genesis gilt goddess gods Greece Greeks heaven Hebrew Hermaic Hermes Herodotus high places Hindoo Hindu human images India Israelites Jehovah Kings Lajard Lamekh legend lingam London male Mithra Mizpeh Mosaic Moses Mysteries myth mythology nations nature Numbers omphalic Osiris patriarchs peculiar phallic idea phallic origin phallic superstition phallic symbolism PHALLISM phallus Phoenician pillar Priapus primeval primitive principle probably race reference religion religious represented reverence rites Roman Rome sacred Saturn Semitic serpent Serpent Symbol Seth Siva stone suffet sun-god supposed Syria temple Thoth tion tradition tree tribes Typhon Vaishnava veneration wisdom women Yoni
Page 13 - And Joshua said unto all the people, Thus saith the Lord God of Israel, Your fathers dwelt on the other side of the flood in old time, even Terah, the father of Abraham, and the father of Nahor : and they served other gods.
Page 69 - Of fowls after their kind, and of cattle after their kind, of every creeping thing of the earth after his kind, two of every sort shall come unto thee, to keep them alive. And take thou unto thee of all food that is eaten, and thou shalt gather it to thee; and it shall be for food for thee, and for them.
Page 52 - And it came to pass, that, when the sun went down, and it was dark, behold a smoking furnace, and a burning lamp that passed between those pieces. 18 In the same day the LORD made a covenant with Abram, saying, Unto thy seed have I given this land, from the river of Egypt unto the great river, the river Euphrates...
Page 101 - The Rosicrucians : Their Rites and Mysteries. With Chapters on the Ancient Fire and Serpent Worshippers, and Explanations of the Mystic Symbols represented in the Monuments and Talismans of the Primaeval Philosophers.
Page 69 - And of every living thing of all flesh, two of every sort shalt thou bring into the ark, to keep them alive with thee ; they shall be male and female.
Page 50 - And Laban said to Jacob, Behold this heap, and behold this pillar, which I have cast betwixt me and thee; this heap be witness, and this pillar be witness, that I will not pass over this heap to thee, and that thou shalt not pass over this heap and this pillar unto me. for harm.
Page 12 - The primeval religion of Iran, if we rely on the authorities adduced by Mohsani Fani, was that which Newton calls the oldest (and it may be justly called the noblest) of all religions: " A firm belief that One Supreme God made the world by his power, and continually governed it by his providence; a pious fear, love, and adoration of him; a due reverence for parents and aged persons ; a fraternal affection for the whole human species, and a compassionate tenderness even for the brute creation.
Page 99 - Aryan race, ever adopted it as form of faith. It is true, we find it in Judea, but almost certainly it was there an outcrop from the older underlying strata of the population. We find it also in Greece and in Scandinavia, among people whom we know principally as Aryan, but there, too, it is like the tares of a previous crop springing up among the stems of a badly cultivated field of wheat.
Page 18 - God and the soul in the solemn depths of their forest sanctuaries. Let us not smile at their mode of tracing the Infinite and Incomprehensible Cause throughout all the mysteries of Nature, lest by so doing we cast the shadow of our own grossness on their patriarchal simplicity.
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