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The Resource Story of the world's worship, a complete, graphic and comparative history of the many strange beliefs, superstitious practices, domestic peculiarities, sacred writings, systems of philosophy, legends and traditions, customs and habits of mankind throughout the world, ancient and modern. This dark and mystic picture strikingly compared with the beauty and purity of revealed religion, the whole forming the fascinating story of the world's worship from the birth of man to the present, by Frank S. Dobbins .. ; assisted by Hon. S. Wells Williams and Prof. Isaac Hall ... The whole profusely illustrated from authentic and trustworthy sources

Story of the world's worship, a complete, graphic and comparative history of the many strange beliefs, superstitious practices, domestic peculiarities, sacred writings, systems of philosophy, legends and traditions, customs and habits of mankind throughout the world, ancient and modern. This dark and mystic picture strikingly compared with the beauty and purity of revealed religion, the whole forming the fascinating story of the world's worship from the birth of man to the present, by Frank S. Dobbins .. ; assisted by Hon. S. Wells Williams and Prof. Isaac Hall ... The whole profusely illustrated from authentic and trustworthy sources

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Story of the world's worship
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Story of the world's worship
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a complete, graphic and comparative history of the many strange beliefs, superstitious practices, domestic peculiarities, sacred writings, systems of philosophy, legends and traditions, customs and habits of mankind throughout the world, ancient and modern. This dark and mystic picture strikingly compared with the beauty and purity of revealed religion, the whole forming the fascinating story of the world's worship from the birth of man to the present, by Frank S. Dobbins .. ; assisted by Hon. S. Wells Williams and Prof. Isaac Hall ... The whole profusely illustrated from authentic and trustworthy sources
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eng
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1855-1916
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Dobbins, Frank S.
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  • illustrations
  • plates
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non fiction
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  • 1812-1884
  • 1837-1896
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  • Williams, S. Wells
  • Hall, Isaac H.
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  • Religions
  • Mythology
  • Idols and images
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  • Mythology
  • Religions
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Story of the world's worship, a complete, graphic and comparative history of the many strange beliefs, superstitious practices, domestic peculiarities, sacred writings, systems of philosophy, legends and traditions, customs and habits of mankind throughout the world, ancient and modern. This dark and mystic picture strikingly compared with the beauty and purity of revealed religion, the whole forming the fascinating story of the world's worship from the birth of man to the present, by Frank S. Dobbins .. ; assisted by Hon. S. Wells Williams and Prof. Isaac Hall ... The whole profusely illustrated from authentic and trustworthy sources
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  • Earlier ed. published under title: False gods; or, The idol-worship of the world
  • New York ed. published under title: Error's chains: how forged and broken
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Chapter I. The world's first worship -- Chapter II. When came the many gods and idols -- Chapter III. Sacred and heathen traditions -- Chapter IV. The subject in a nutshell -- Chapter V. The land of the sphinx -- Chapter VI. The Chaldeans -- Chapter VII. The Jews -- Chapter VIII. Greece -- Chapter IX. Rome -- Chapter X. Our ancestors -- Chapter XI. India -- Chapter XII. Hindu temples, idols and worship -- Chapter XIII. Hindu sacred books, fairy stories and fireside tales -- Chapter XIV. Japan -- Chapter XV. Popular gods and shrines of Shintoism -- Chapter XVI. the dark continent -- Chapter XVII. The Aborigines of America -- Chapter XVIII. The islands of the seas -- Chapter XIX. The karens and their traditions -- Chapter XX. The fire-worshipers -- Chapter XXI. China and her philosophers -- Chapter XXII. The Taoist sacred books and gods -- Chapter XXIII. Confucius and the classics -- Chapter XXIV. Confucian temples and worship -- Chapter XXV. Home-life under Confucianism -- Chapter XXVI. Buddha the "light of Asia" -- Chapter XXVII. The Buddhist bible, the "three baskets", and its teachings -- Chapter XXVIII. The growth of Buddhism-the Buddhist order of Mendicants -- Chapter XXIX. India and Ceylon -- Chapter XXX. Burmah -- Chapter XXXI. Siam -- Chapter XXXII. Thibet -- Chapter XXXIII. China-continued -- Chapter XXXIV. Japan -- Chapter XXXV. Mohammedanism -- Chapter XXXVI. Mohmmedan mosques and worship -- Chapter XXXVII. Winning the world to the worship of the one God
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25 cm
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xxii, 33-785 pages
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03005591
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unmediated
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rdamedia
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frontispiece, illustrations, plates
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(OCoLC)5168069
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Story of the world's worship, a complete, graphic and comparative history of the many strange beliefs, superstitious practices, domestic peculiarities, sacred writings, systems of philosophy, legends and traditions, customs and habits of mankind throughout the world, ancient and modern. This dark and mystic picture strikingly compared with the beauty and purity of revealed religion, the whole forming the fascinating story of the world's worship from the birth of man to the present, by Frank S. Dobbins .. ; assisted by Hon. S. Wells Williams and Prof. Isaac Hall ... The whole profusely illustrated from authentic and trustworthy sources
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Publication
Note
  • Earlier ed. published under title: False gods; or, The idol-worship of the world
  • New York ed. published under title: Error's chains: how forged and broken
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Chapter I. The world's first worship -- Chapter II. When came the many gods and idols -- Chapter III. Sacred and heathen traditions -- Chapter IV. The subject in a nutshell -- Chapter V. The land of the sphinx -- Chapter VI. The Chaldeans -- Chapter VII. The Jews -- Chapter VIII. Greece -- Chapter IX. Rome -- Chapter X. Our ancestors -- Chapter XI. India -- Chapter XII. Hindu temples, idols and worship -- Chapter XIII. Hindu sacred books, fairy stories and fireside tales -- Chapter XIV. Japan -- Chapter XV. Popular gods and shrines of Shintoism -- Chapter XVI. the dark continent -- Chapter XVII. The Aborigines of America -- Chapter XVIII. The islands of the seas -- Chapter XIX. The karens and their traditions -- Chapter XX. The fire-worshipers -- Chapter XXI. China and her philosophers -- Chapter XXII. The Taoist sacred books and gods -- Chapter XXIII. Confucius and the classics -- Chapter XXIV. Confucian temples and worship -- Chapter XXV. Home-life under Confucianism -- Chapter XXVI. Buddha the "light of Asia" -- Chapter XXVII. The Buddhist bible, the "three baskets", and its teachings -- Chapter XXVIII. The growth of Buddhism-the Buddhist order of Mendicants -- Chapter XXIX. India and Ceylon -- Chapter XXX. Burmah -- Chapter XXXI. Siam -- Chapter XXXII. Thibet -- Chapter XXXIII. China-continued -- Chapter XXXIV. Japan -- Chapter XXXV. Mohammedanism -- Chapter XXXVI. Mohmmedan mosques and worship -- Chapter XXXVII. Winning the world to the worship of the one God
Dimensions
25 cm
Extent
xxii, 33-785 pages
Lccn
03005591
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
frontispiece, illustrations, plates
System control number
(OCoLC)5168069

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