10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «LITHOLATRY»
Discover the use of litholatry
in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to litholatry
and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
Loci Sacri: Understanding Sacred Places
Litholatry existed in the whole Mediterranean and in Asia Minor, as well as in
Europe and North Africa. In Greece, the argoi lithoi (from a-ergos, 'unprocessed')
were considered bearers of a higher force (empsuchoi lithoi, 'animated stones').
Secret Teachings of All Ages
Although its origin is uncertain, litholatry undoubtedly constitutes one of the
earliest forms of religious expression. "Throughout all the world, " writes Godfrey
Higgins, "the first object of Idolatry seems to have been a plain, unwrought stone,
The Variety of Local Religious Life in the Near East: In the ...
He stressed that the origins of Greek litholatry were of least interest for his subject
, since they were not Greek, but rather found in the Near East.16 For Overbeck,
the worship of unfashioned stones was one of the most ancient types of ...
David Crockett Graham (1884-1961) as Zoological Collector ...
JWCBRS 1.1922/23,57-58 Note accompanying sketch of the Gang Ka. JWCBRS
1.1922/23,58 The story of the Nya-Rong (Chantui). JWCBRS 1. 1922/23,60-62
White stone ornamental designs. JWCBRS 1.1922/23,62-63 Litholatry in Badi
David Crockett Graham, Hartmut Walravens, Alexander Wetmore, 2006
The Lotus Sutra in Japanese Culture
The Hachiman cult retained, as one of its primary ritual features, litholatry, which
was an original characteristic of the world of meaning and ritual related to the
early interpretations of the putative conquest of Korea by Jingu Kogo. It is
George Joji Tanabe, Willa Jane Tanabe, 1989
BY J. H. EDGAR 1. Litholatry exists in some regions in West China, and its
survival in the form of charms of stone and decorations in whitewash is common
not only in widely separated regions (between North Lat. 29-32 and East Long.
Tung Chi is one of the outstanding institutions which is helping to build the
greater civilization that is growing up in North Manchuria. Litholatry in West China
D. C. GRAHAM fyv lNE of the many interesting phenomena in the western part of
II II ...
1. Litholatry exists in some regions in West China, and its survival in the form of
charms of stone and decorations in whitewash is common not only in widely
separated regions (between North Lat. 29-32 and East Long. 100-103), but also ...
NE of the many interesting phenomena in the western part of ~ China is litholatry,
or the worship of white stones. It is found among the aborigines over a wide
stretch of territory on the Szechuan-Tibetan border. Rev. Thomas Torrance,
Personal Narrative of a Pilgrimage to Mecca and Medina in ...
The present structure is clearly modern; anciently, I was told at Jeddah, the
sepulchre consisted of a stone at the head, a second at the feet, and the navel-
dome. The idol of Jeddah, in the days of Arab litholatry, was called “Sakhrah