From Ritual to Romance

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Published: 1919
Language: English
Wordcount: 64,194 / 197 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 51.8
LoC Category: BL
Downloads: 1,987
mnybks.net#: 7359
Genres: Religion, Reference
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ry corollary of the other, and I felt that I had gained, as the result of Miss Harrison's work, a wider, and more assured basis for my own researches. I was no longer engaged merely in enquiring into the sources of a fascinating legend, but on the identification of another field of activity for forces whose potency as agents of evolution we were only now beginning rightly to appreciate.

Finally, a casual reference, in Anrich's work on the Mysteries, to the Naassene Document, caused me to apply to Mr G. R. S. Mead, of whose knowledge of the mysterious border-land between Christianity and Paganism, and willingness to place that knowledge at the disposal of others, I had, for some years past, had pleasant experience. Mr Mead referred me to his own translation and analysis of the text in question, and there, to my satisfaction, I found, not only the final link that completed the chain of evolution from Pagan Mystery to Christian Ceremonial, but also proof of that wider significance I was beginning to apprehe

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It is a really useful book. If you read it, you could get more insight into Eliot's "Waste Land". Glad to find it here. Thanks!


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