The golden bough: a study in magic and religion

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Macmillan, 1925 - Mythology - 756 pages
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User Review  - JVioland - LibraryThing

Superstition and religion. The cultural - not theological - evolution of religions. A very interesting book, it has a modernist view and takes mythology as a basis for belief in higher powers. Very influential for its time. Read full review

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So I really shouldn't be marking this as "read", because I only read about half of it in a college Comparative Religions class. I'd like to go back and read it in full. It's a wonderfully dense ... Read full review

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Contents

The King of the Wood
1
n Priestly Kings
9
Magic and Religion
48

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