Carpenter, Edward . Pagan and Christian Creeds: Their Origin and Meaning
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  • Front Matter
  • Chapter 1 PAGAN AND CHRISTIAN CREEDS: THEIR ORIGIN AND MEANING I INTRODUCTORY
  • Chapter 2 II SOLAR MYTHS AND CHRISTIAN FESTIVALS
  • Chapter 3 III THE SYMBOLISM OF THE ZODIAC
  • Chapter 4 IV TOTEM-SACRAMENTS AND EUCHARISTS
  • Chapter 5 V FOOD AND VEGETATION MAGIC
  • Chapter 6 VI MAGICIANS, KINGS AND GODS
  • Chapter 7 VII RITES OF EXPIATION AND REDEMPTION
  • Chapter 8 VIII PAGAN INITIATIONS AND THE SECOND BIRTH
  • Chapter 9 IX MYTH OF THE GOLDEN AGE
  • Chapter 10 X THE SAVIOUR-GOD AND THE VIRGIN-MOTHER
  • Chapter 11 XI RITUAL DANCING
  • Chapter 12 XII THE SEX-TABOO
  • Chapter 13 XIII THE GENESIS OF CHRISTIANITY
  • Chapter 14 XIV THE MEANING OF IT ALL
  • Chapter 15 XV THE ANCIENT MYSTERIES
  • Chapter 16 XVI THE EXODUS OF CHRISTIANITY
  • Chapter 17 XVII CONCLUSION
  • Appendix APPENDIX THE TEACHING OF THE UPANISHADS BEING THE SUBSTANCE OF TWO LECTURES TO POPULAR AUDIENCES
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