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Lectures on the religion of the Semites

W. Robertson Smith

Lectures on the religion of the Semites

the fundamental institutions.

by W. Robertson Smith

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Published by A. & C. Black in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Semites -- Religion,
  • Sacrifice,
  • Cultus, Semitic

  • Edition Notes

    Bibliography: p. xxi-xxvi.

    Other titlesThe religion of the Semites.
    Series[Burnett lectures, 1888-89.]
    The Physical Object
    Paginationlxiv, 718 p. -
    Number of Pages718
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL15003941M


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The first series, published in (2nd edn, ), has long been a classic : The outstanding nineteenth-century biblical scholar and Semitist William Robertson Smith gave three courses of Burnett Lectures on the Religion of the Semites at Aberdeen just over a century ago. The first series, published in (2nd edn, ), has long been a classic work.

The second and third series were never published, owing to the author's ill health; however, the manuscript of them.

Read this book on Questia. In April I was invited by the trustees of the Burnett Fund to deliver three courses of lectures at Aberdeen, in the three years from October to Octoberon "The primitive religions of the Semitic peoples, viewed in relation to other ancient religions, and to the spiritual religion of the Old Testament and of Christianity.".

Lectures on the religion of the Semites by W. Robertson Smith,A. & C. Black edition, in English - New ed., rev. throughout by the by: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Smith, W.

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London, A. and C. Black, Semites, Semitic peoples or Semitic cultures was a term for an ethnic, cultural or racial group. The terminology is now largely obsolete outside the grouping "Semitic languages" in linguistics. First used in the s by members of the Göttingen School of History, this Biblical terminology for race was derived from Shem (Hebrew: שם ‎), one of the three sons of Noah in the Book of Genesis.

THE volume before us contains the first series of lectures on “the primitive religions of the Semitic peoples, viewed in relation to other ancient religions, and the spiritual r.

Hermetic Library Fellow T Polyphilus reviews The Religion of the Semites: The Fundamental Institutions by W Robertson Smith. This influential late 19th-century study of ancient near eastern religion was supposed to have been the first of three courses of lectures on the topic of the religious matrix–or “higher heathenism,” as the author sometimes calls it–against which [ ].

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This first series, published in (2nd edition, ), has long been a classic work and considered a foundational text in the comparative study of religion.

Only recently were the notes for the second and third courses of lectures discovered and on of the Semites combines extraordinary philological erudition with brilliant theorizing.

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Black (), reprint by Meridian Library, New York; third edition, introduced and additional notes by S. Cook (), reprint by Ktav, New York, with. About Lectures on the Religion of the Semites (Second and Third Series) The outstanding nineteenth-century biblical scholar and Semitist William Robertson Smith gave three courses of Burnett Lectures on the Religion of the Semites at Aberdeen just over a century ago.

The first series, published in (2nd edn, ), has long been a classic work. And, in W. Robertson Smith's "Lectures on the Religion of the Semites: First Series the Fundamental Institutions" (new edition and revised throughout by the author; Adam and Charles Black, London ), I believe, one can and does arrive at some definitive confirmation to the underlying cause that's been buried in the long-forgotten past (I 4/5(2).

Since Smith's time, the ritualist theory of myth has found adherents not only in biblical studies but in classics, anthropology, and literature as 's accomplishments are seen most fully in Religion of the Semites, adapted from a number of public lectures he gave at Aberdeen, and first published in Reviews: 1.

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| sem’-its, sem-it’-ik, 1. Biblical References 2. The Five Sons of Shem 3. Original Home of the Semites 4. Confusion with Other Races 5. Reliability of Genesis 10 6. Semitic Languages 7. Semitic Religion (1) Its Peculiar Theism (2) Personality of God (3) Its View of Nature (4) The Moral Being of God LITERATURE 1.

been commemorated. The first series of Burnett Lectures on the Religion of the Semites has long been a classic work, but the second and third series of Lectures failed to appear in the author's own lifetime owing to the ill health of his latter years.

The long forgotten manuscript was discovered by me in the Robertson Smith Archive in the CambridgeFile Size: 7MB. Only recently were the notes for the second and third courses of lectures discovered and on of the Semites combines extraordinary philological erudition with brilliant theorizing.

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2 (Apr., ): Religion of the Semites book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. The classic anthropological investigation into the origins and dev 4/5(4). William Robertson Smith, (born Nov. 8,Keig, Aberdeenshire, Scot.—died MaCambridge, Cambridgeshire, Eng.), Scottish Semitic scholar, encyclopaedist, and student of comparative religion and social anthropology.

Smith was ordained a minister in on his appointment as professor of Oriental languages and Old Testament exegesis at the Free Church College of. Lectures on the Religion of the Semites (Second and Third Series) by William Robertson Smith and John Day(The Library of Hebrew Bible/Old Testament Studies: Sheffield Academic Press) The outstanding nineteenth-century biblical scholar and Semitist William Robertson Smith gave three courses of Burnett Lectures on the Religion of the Semites at.

The outstanding nineteenth-century biblical scholar and Semitist William Robertson Smith gave three courses of Burnett Lectures on the Religion of the Semites at Aberdeen just over a century ago.

The first series, published in (2nd edn, ), has long been a classic work.2/5(1). Smith delivered three courses of lectures over three years. It is this set that is reprinted here. Only recently were the notes for the second and third courses of lectures discovered and published.

Religion of the Semites combines extraordinary philological erudition with brilliant theorizing. Smith delivered three courses of lectures over three years. It is this set that is reprinted here.

Only recently were the notes for the second and third courses of lectures discovered and published. Religion of the Semites combines extraordinary philological erudition with brilliant theorizing.

Among the fundamental emphases of the book are the 5/5(1).Some of the survivals mentioned in the last two lectures seem to carry us back to a condition of culture anterior to the family and to the final settlement on the land.

Some attempt has recently been made to discover traces of descent by the mother in early Latium;Frazer, Lectures on the Early History of the Kingship, lect. viii. Dr. Frazer finds traces of Mutterrecht only in the succession to. Since Smith's time, the ritualist theory of myth has found adherents not only in biblical studies but in classics, anthropology, and literature as 's accomplishments are seen most fully in Religion of the Semites, adapted from a number of public lectures he gave at Aberdeen, and first published in /5(1).