The Religious Thought of the Greeks

January 9, 2019|
The Religious Thought of the Greeks by Clifford Herschel Moore
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In this book eight lectures given before the Lowell Institute in Boston during the late autumn of 1914 are combined with material drawn from a course of lectures delivered the previous spring before the Western Colleges with which Harvard University maintains an annual exchange-Beloit, Carleton, Colorado, Grinnell, and Knox. The lecture form has been kept, even at the cost of occasional repetition. The purpose of these lectures is to present within a moderate compass an historical account of the progress of Greek religious thought through something over a thousand years. No attempt has been made to give a general treatment of Greek religion, or to deal with pre-Hellenic origins, with religious antiquities, or with mythology. The discussions are confined rather to the Greeks' ideas about the nature of the gods, and to their concepts of the relations between gods and men and of men's obligations toward the divine. The lectures therefore deal with the higher ranges of Greek thought and at times have much to do with philosophy and theology.
Title:The Religious Thought of the GreeksFormat:HardcoverProduct dimensions:300 pages, 9 X 6 X 0.81 inShipping dimensions:300 pages, 9 X 6 X 0.81 inPublished:January 9, 2019Publisher:BlurbLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0464816173

ISBN - 13:9780464816171

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