“The work is a broadly conceived attempt to portray man’s fear-induced animistic and mythic ideas with all their far-flung transformations and interrelations. It relates the impact of these phantasmagorias on human destiny and the causal relationships by which they have come to be crystallized into organized religion. This is a biologist speaking, whose scientific training has disciplined him in a grim objectivity rarely found in the pure historian.” [Albert Einstein].
Tags: atheism, christianity, culture, history, religion, and superstition
Creator(s): Homer W. Smith (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Homer_W._Smith)
Publication Date: 2023, Dec 6th