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All the Religions of the various nations in the world are here displayed in a plane, easy concise matter; and while The Author has adhered to truth, he has not suffered himself to be biased by any party prejudices, in favour of any particular opinions; for in delineating these important subjects, he has sometimes found things simple in their own nature, and really praiseworthy, which at the same time, were Joined with such rites of human invention is disgrace the memory of those who invented them. While he relates the follies of many of his fellow creatures, he does it in pity, not doubting, but had he lived in those countries and in those ages, he might have been an idolater himself. At this time, when people in general are engaged in the most laudable of all pursuits, that of religious investigation and free enquiry after truth nothing is persumed can be more acceptable to the public than this impartial History of the Religious Ceremonies and Customs of All Nations on the most liberal and extensive plan. This volume will exhibit a particular account of all the diversities of opinions that have prevailed respecting the Object of Divine worship in every part of the world and of the facets and parties which have been formed in consequence of those opinions, from the beginning of time to the present era. Throughout the whole, a strict attention has been paid to Chronology; a Science which but few are acquainted with although it is well known that without it, we can never understand history.
Title: A Universal History of the Religious Rites, Ceremonies and Customs of the Whole World, 2 Vols.
Edition: First Edition
Publisher: Delhi, India, Sri Satguru Publications: 1988
ISBN 13: 9788170301646
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Keywords: A Universal History of the Religious Rites, Ceremonies and Customs of the Whole World, 2 Vols. William Hurd