Sources of Religious Worship

A History of Ritual from the Stone Age to the Present Day

Bastiaan Baan; Translated by Philip Mees

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  • The latest book from prolific author, priest and lecturer Bastiaan Baan
  • Reveals the ancient roots and origins of Christian worship and ritual
  • Explores religious worship from early stone-age ritual to modern-day Christianity

A fascinating book tracing the origins and metamorphosis of human religion in historical, theological and humanistic terms, examining its significance for human life on earth and in the spiritual world.

Format:
paperback
Size:
234 x 156 mm
Publisher:
Floris Books
Subject:
Religion & Spirituality
Extent:
288 pages
ISBN:
9781782505136
Publication date:
22 Jun 2018

Description

Different forms of religious worship and ritual are present throughout the development of human beings, from early stone-age ritual, nature religion and ancestor worship, to faiths from which Christianity and the Eucharist emerge.

In this book, Bastiaan Baan traces the origins and metamorphosis of human religion in historical, theological and humanistic terms, examining its significance for human life on earth and in the spiritual world.

Reviews

'This is a marvellous account by Christian Community priest, Bastiaan Baan, of religious ritual… It is very clear and enjoyable to read'
-- Anthroposophical Society of Great Britain

Author

Bastiaan Baan worked as a teacher in the Netherlands before being ordained in 1981. He was a Christian Community priest in the Netherlands and is currently director of the priests' seminary in Spring Valley, NY. He lectures widely, and has written many books. Lord of the Elements, and Old and New Mysteries, are both available in English.

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