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Page 14 – Hence proceed that haste and violence with which devout persons of all religions condemn the rites and doctrines of others, and the furious zeal and bigotry with which they maintain their own; while perhaps, if both s equally well understood, both would be found to have the same meaning, and only to differ in the modes of conveying it.
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Hence proceed that haste and violence with which devout persons of all religions Such is the case with the rites and symbolic representation now under consideration, nothing of which could be more monstrous tbe indecent if considered in their plain and obvious meaning, but which will be found to be a very natural or of a very natural and philosophical system of religion if considered according to their original use and intention.
In the meantime I send you the following account, which, I flatter myself, will amuse you for the present, and may in future serve to illustrate those proofs.
A Discourse on the Worship of Priapus: Knight discovered that the forms and ceremonies of a religion are not always to be understood in their direct and obvious sense, but are to be considered as symbolic representations of some hidden meaning, which may be extremely wise and just. There are no discussion topics on this book yet.
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