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|23. Chapter. 2. Altars. Wherever an altar is found, there civilization exists. —|
Joseph De Maistre While one might not always think of an altar as a “tool,” per se,
such structures have certainly played an integral role in religions as diversified as
|Philosophers of Western Civilization Carol A. Dingle. Without doubt God is ... |
There is no instant of time when one creature is not being devoured by another.
Over all these ... Wherever an altar is found, there civilization exists. There is no
|31 Wherever an altar is found, there civilization exists. JOSEPH DE MAISTRE (|
1753-1821), French diploma), philosopher. The Count, in Les Soirees de Sjint-
Petenltourg, "Second Dialogue" (1821; rept. in The Works of toseph de Maistrc,
|Macaulay, Thomas B. Wherever an altar is found, there civilization exists. - |
Maistre, Joseph De I count religion but a childish toy, and hold there is no sin but
innocence. - Marlowe, Christopher But is it not the fact that religion emanates
|One of his epigrams sums up his belief: “Wherever an altar is found, there |
civilization exists.” No wonder that among his modern-day readers we find the
conservative political analyst Pat Buchanan. Yet we can't dismiss de Maistre as
merely a ...
|QuotationsBook.com. Wherever an altar is found, there civilization exists. - |
Maistre, Joseph De I don't know what a scoundrel is like, but I know what a
respectable man is like, and it's enough to make one's flesh creep. - Maistre,
Joseph De The ...
|Not surprisingly then, Solomon Schechter found a hero in Abraham Lincoln. |
While ethnicity alone ... Judaism was again to support a major world civilization.
In contrast to the ... "Wherever an altar is found, there civilization exists."33 Many
|The Danish philosopher's influential work, outlining the distinction between Socratic irony and the leap of faith required for Christian belief, argues that freedom, which cannot be understood or proved, is the necessary condition for ...|
|... for its unvarying use, under every modification of intellectual advancement in |
which society has, yet, been found to exist. Wherever a relic of civilization has
been explored, or a form of what is called barbarism discovered, — alike amid
the ruins ... wherever an altar has been raised, or a worship or superstition
embodied,— everywhere are to be found the traces of this ... dealing, as it does,
with palpable materials, and representing external forms by their actual and