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The Idea Of God In Early Religions

By: F. B. Jevons
Published By: Double9 Books
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"The Idea of God in Early Religions" is a seminal paintings written by way of F. B. Jevons. This influential book explores the concept of God because it manifested in the early non-secular ideals and practices of diverse cultures and civilizations. F. B. Jevons delves into the spiritual traditions of historical societies such as the Egyptians, Babylonians, Persians, Greeks, and Romans. He meticulously examines their myths, rituals, and theological principles to perceive common threads and variations of their knowledge of the divine. The book traces the improvement of non-secular notion from polytheism to the emergence of monotheistic ideas, losing light on the evolution of human spirituality. Jevons employs a comparative technique to spotlight the universality of sure non-secular themes even as acknowledging the precise cultural and historic contexts that shaped every belief machine. His research underscores the interconnectedness of early religious traditions and the way they inspired one another. "The Idea of God in Early Religions" is a precious useful resource for scholars and readers inquisitive about the history of spiritual idea and the origins of monotheism. Jevons' meticulous research and pass-cultural analysis provide a deeper appreciation of the diverse ways in which early civilizations grappled with the concept of the divine, making it a timeless and sizeable contribution to the sphere of religious studies.

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F. B. Jevons

Frank Byron Jevons (1858-1936) was a polymath, scholar, and Durham University administrator. He attended Nottingham High School and Wadham College, Oxford, before being appointed as a Classics instructor at Durham in 1882. From 1892 to 1897, he was the first Censor of St Cuthbert's Society, a duty he handled with "skill and humanity." In 1897, he was appointed Principal of Bishop Hatfield's Hall (renamed Hatfield College in 1919) and served there until 1922. He was the first principal who had not been ordained as a clergyman. He was also the university's treasurer from 1898 to 1902, sub-warden from 1902 to 1909, vice-chancellor from 1910 to 1912, and pro vice-chancellor from 1912 to 1914 and 1916 to 1921. In 1895, he was awarded an honorary DLitt by Durham University. Between 1910 until 1930, he was Professor of Philosophy and presided over the inaugural gathering of the World Congress of Philosophy in 1923. In the twenty years before and after 1900, he was one of the last Victorian polymaths, devoting himself to the study of classics, philosophy, sociology, history, anthropology, and comparative religion. Hatfield College's refectory features a portrait.

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Product Details

  • Publisher: Double 9 Books
  • Publishing Year: 2023
  • Language: English
  • Paperback: 96Pages
  • ISBN-10:9359953431
  • ISBN-13:9789359953434
  • Item Weight: 144g
  • Dimension : 216 x 140 x 5.74mm
  • Country of Origin : India
  • Importer: Double 9 Books
  • Packer: Double 9 Books
  • Book Type : Religion / Spirituality