Living with the Gods by Neil MacGregor

Living with the Gods

Patterns, meanings and stories in the beliefs of humankindNo society on Earth lacks beliefs about where it has come from, its place in the world, and the connection of individuals to the eternal. Until recently, it was widely assumed that religion was on the wane almost everywhere: now, far from becoming marginalized, the relationship between faith and society has moved to the center of politics and global conversation. Neil MacGregor's new book,...


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TitleLiving with the Gods
ISBN9780241308295
Author
Release DateMar 1st, 2018
PublisherAllen Lane
LanguageEnglish
GenreHistory, Art, Religion
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  • Bettie☯
    1970-01-01
    http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b099xhmj1/30: The Beginnings of Belief: The programme visits the cave in southern Germany where fragments of ivory were discovered in 1939. These fragments were gradually pieced together by archaeologists decades later to re-assemble the figure. Some smoothing on the torso suggests that the Lion Man was passed from person to person in the cave.2/30: Fire and State: Many societies have seen the mesmerizing phenomeno...