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In the Beginning God

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&Christians believe that religion began when God created human beings and revealed himself to them. But is there scholarly evidence for this belief? In the nineteenth century academic world a stormy debate took shape over the origin of...


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&Christians believe that religion began when God created human beings and revealed himself to them. But is there scholarly evidence for this belief?


In the nineteenth century academic world a stormy debate took shape over the origin of religion. Scholars explored the ancient languages of mythology and then considered evolutionary anthropology. A dominant view emerged that religion began with animism -- the reverent honoring of spirits -- and from there evolved into higher forms, from polytheism on to monotheism.



However, scholars Andrew Lang and Wilhem Schmidt contended there were cultures throughout the world -- pygmy people in Africa and Asia, certain Australian Aboriginal groups and Native American tribes -- that originated as monotheistic, acknowledging the existence of one supreme God who created the world and holds people accountable for living morally upright lives.



The debate wore on, and Schmidt, a member of the Catholic or

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PRODUCT DETAIL
  • Catalogue Code 366635
  • Product Code 9780805447781
  • ISBN 0805447784
  • EAN 9780805447781
  • Pages 400
  • Department Academic
  • Category Theology
  • Sub-Category General
  • Publisher Broadman & Holman Academic
  • Publication Date Sep 2013
  • Sales Rank 63213
  • Dimensions 228 x 152 x 21mm
  • Weight 0.516kg

Winfried Corduan

Winfried Corduan (Ph.D., Rice University) is professor emeriWinfried Corduan (Ph.D., Rice University) is professor emeritus of philosophy and religion at Taylor University, Upland,tus of philosophy and religion at Taylor University, Upland, Indiana. He has led many undergraduate tours focusing on th Indiana. He has led many undergraduate tours focusing on the lived religious traditions of various parts of the world. e lived religious traditions of various parts of the world. He is the author of several books, including Handmaid to TheHe is the author of several books, including Handmaid to TheC

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