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Wilhelm Schmidt and the origin of the idea of God

Ernest Brandewie

Wilhelm Schmidt and the origin of the idea of God

by Ernest Brandewie

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Published by University Press of America in Lanham .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Schmidt, Wilhelm, 1868-1954.,
  • Anthropology -- Philosophy.,
  • Religion.,
  • God -- History of doctrines -- 20th century.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementErnest Brandewie.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsGN21.S32 B7 1983
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxv, 335 p. ;
    Number of Pages335
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL3168134M
    ISBN 100819133639, 0819133647
    LC Control Number83010193

      The Rev. Wilhelm Schmidt presents evidence of a monotheistic faith being the first religion practiced by men and offers many powerful arguments in support. For more information, see here. Man began with a belief in one God, and then his theology degenerated into a belief in multiple gods.   The German ethnologist Wilhelm Schmidt provided this insight with further intellectual support, and his name has become virtually synonymous with the theory of original monotheism. 6 Schmidt not only demonstrated that the cultures in question were, indeed, the most archaic, but also that the same phenomenon that Lang discovered in Australia.

    Anthropologists Dr. Wilhelm Schmidt, author of the page treatise, The Origin and Growth of Religion, and, more recently, Don Richardson, author of Eternity in Their Hearts, documented this fact in the hundreds of cultures they studied. They discovered that the religion of some of the most ancient cultures were monotheistic and practiced. Wilhelm Schmidt and the Origin of the Idea of God: ISBN () Softcover, Univ Pr of Amer, Founded in , has become a .

    Anthropologists Dr. Wilhelm Schmidt, author of the page treatise, The Origin and Growth of Religion, and, more recently, Don Richardson, author of Eternity in Their Hearts, documented this fact in the hundreds of cultures they studied.   Winfried Corduan’s In the Beginning God is largely an effort to rehabilitate the reputation and theory of Catholic linguist Wilhelm Schmidt, whose volume Der Ursprung der Gottesidee () argued that monotheism was the original form of religious belief.


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Wilhelm Schmidt and the origin of the idea of God by Ernest Brandewie; 1 edition; First published in ; Subjects: God, Philosophy, Anthropology, Religion, History of doctrines; People: Wilhelm Schmidt (); Times: 20th century.

One in particular, Rev. Wilhelm Schmidt, has provided us with a valuable book entitled The Origin and Growth of Religion, which has as its basic thesis the concept of a monotheistic faith being the first religion practised by men.

Schmidt offers many powerful arguments showing the original belief in one God and shows the inadequacies of. The item Wilhelm Schmidt and the origin of the idea of God, Ernest Brandewie represents a specific, individual, material embodiment of a distinct intellectual or.

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Wilhelm Schmidt and the origin of the idea of God by Ernest Brandewie,University Press of America edition, in EnglishCited by: 5. He expanded this into a twelve volume work () titled “Der Ursprung der Gottesidee” (The Origin of the Idea of God).

As an assistant professor Wilhelm Schmidt gave lectures at the University of Vienna from until During this time he finished the work “Völker und Kulturen” (Peoples and Cultures), which he had begun in. Wilhelm Schmidt, (born Feb. 16,Hörde, Ger.—died Feb. 10,Fribourg, Switz.), German anthropologist and Roman Catholic priest who led the influential cultural-historical European school of was a member of the Society of the Divine Word missionary order.

Schmidt was early influenced by such anthropologists as Franz Boas and Edward Westermarck, but he was most. Wilhelm Schmidt and the Origin of the Idea of God. Ernest Brandewie () Abstract This article has no associated abstract.

When Giants Walked the Earth the Life and Times of Wilhelm Schmidt, Svd. Ernest Brandewie - Book Review:Origin and Growth of Religion.

Wilhelm Schmidt. [REVIEW] A. Eustace Haydon - - Ethics 42 (3) Categories: German Philosophy in European. _The Origin and Growth of Religion: Facts and Theories_ () by Jesuit priest Wilhelm Schmidt ( - ) here translated by H. Rose provides a fascinating account of the origin and growth of religion and in particular the theory that the earliest religion was /5(9).

Wilhelm Schmidt and the origin of the idea of God by Ernest Brandewie (Book); When giants walked the earth: the life and times of Wilhelm Schmidt, SVD by Ernest Brandewie (Book); Festschrift, publication d'hommage offerte au P.W.

Schmidt; 76 sprachwissenschaftliche, ethnologische, religionswissenschaftliche, prähistorische und andere Studien; recueil de 76 études de linguistique, d. The Case for Original Monotheism from Wilhelm Schmidt. Where did the idea of one supreme God originate. There are really only two options: either monotheism (mono– “one” theos – “god”) was original to humans from the very beginning, or it was an invention or development of religion in early human pologists and historians of religion, at least since the European.

Wilhelm Schmidt and the Origin of the Idea of God. Lanham, Md., Contains a translation of selections from vols. 1 – 6 of Der Ursprung der Gottesidee. Brandewie, Ernest. When Giants Walked the Earth: The Life and Times of Wilhelm Schmidt, SVD.

Fribourg, Switzerland, Demarchi, Franco, ed. Wilhelm Schmidt, un etnologo sempre attuale. Wilhelm Schmidt () was a German anthropologist, linguist, ethnologist, and Catholic priest well-known for his investigation into the languages, cultures, and religions of primitive peoples. Schmidt became critical of evolutionary theories that attempted to ground traditional monotheistic religious belief, which lent well into his hypothesis that numerous primitive peoples.

Wilhelm Schmidt also taught at the University of Vienna () and at the University of Fribourg (). Over the course of his professional career, Father Schmidt was in constant contact with coworkers from different parts of the world and applied his comparative perspective and linguistic skills in many research projects.

Wilhelm Schmidt Snippet view - Wilhelm Schmidt Snippet view - The Origin and Growth of Religion: Facts and Theories especially ethnological existence explained expressed fact Father figure force further give gods hand higher history of religion human idea important included individual influence interest known later less.Other articles where Der Ursprung der Gottesidee is discussed: Wilhelm Schmidt: His major work is Der Ursprung der Gottesidee, 12 vol.

(–55; “The Origin of the Idea of God”). In this and in his Ursprung und Werden der Religion (; The Origin and Growth of Religion), Schmidt maintained that most people around the world believe in a supreme being and.For the complete arguments by Schmidt himself, which deal with totemism, the false theories of W.

Robertson Smith which Freud used in support of his work, Freud's Totem and Taboo, and also briefly with Émile Durhkeim's "Les formes élémentaires de la vie religieuse", see Wilhelm Schmidt, The Origin and Growth of Religion (New York: Cooper.