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To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. Page 14 – Hence proceed that haste and violence with which devout persons of all religions condemn the rites and doctrines of others, and the furious zeal and bigotry with which they maintain their own; while perhaps, if both were equally well understood, both would be found to have the same pgiapus, and only to differ in the modes of conveying it. Book ratings by Goodreads. Knight discovered that the forms and ceremonies of a religion are not always to be understood in their direct and obvious sense, but are to be considered as symbolic representations of some hidden disfourse, which may be extremely wise and just.
Middleton, in his celebrated Letter from Rome: Struck with this conformity in ancient and modern superstition, I made a collection of both the ancient and modern Amulets of this sort, and placed them together in the British Museum, where they remain.
A Discourse on the Worship of Priapus : And Its Connection with the Mystic Theology of the Ancients
No trivia or quizzes yet. Such is the case with the rites and symbolic representation now under consideration, nothing of which could be more monstrous and indecent if considered in their plain and obvious meaning, but which will be found to be a very natural symbol of a very natural and philosophical system of religion if considered according to their original use and intention.
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